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Punk Record Labels and the Struggle for Autonomy [electronic resource] : the Emergence of DIY.

O'Connor, Alan. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781461634089 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1461634083 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (157 pages).
  • Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Formatted Contents Note:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Struggle for Autonomy; Chapter 2 Commercial and DIY Labels; Chapter 3 The Problem of Distribution; Chapter 4 Punk Record Labels and Social Class; Chapter 5 The Dynamics of the Field; Conclusion: What About the Music?; Appendix A: Interview with Lengua Armada; Appendix B: Record Labels Interviewed and Statistical Data; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Summary, etc.:
Unlike studies that consider punk as subculture and style, this innovative book maps the field of punk-rock labels. Using the ideas of Pierre Bourdieu, it describes the social life of the field and the struggles of punks to live up to their ideals.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Punk rock music > Marketing.
Sound recording industry.
Punk rock music > Marketing.
Sound recording industry.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Genre: Electronic books.

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