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Title Global pop, local language / edited by Harris M. Berger and Michael Thomas Carroll.

Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  781.63014 GLOB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvi, 352 p. 24 cm.
Notes In part, originally published in Global popular music : the politics and aesthetics of language choice, a special issue of Popular music and society (v. 24.3, fall 2000).
Contents Introduction : The politics and aesthetics of language choice and dialect in popular music / Harris M. Berger -- Language choice, popular music, and globalization. Doin' damage in my native language : the use of "resistance vernaculars" in hip hop in France, Italy, and Aotearoa/New Zealand / Tony Mitchell. Language ideologies, choices, and practices in eastern African hip hop / Alex Perullo and John Fenn. "Goodbye my blind majesty" : music, language, and politics in the Indonesian underground / Jeremy Wallach. At the crossroads of languages, musics, and emotions in Kathmandu / Paul D. Greene and David R. Henderson -- Nation, region, and ethnicity in the politics of music and language. Mucho loco for Ricky Martin, or, The politics of chronology, crossover, and language within the Latin(o) music "boom" / María Elena Cepeda. Just for fun? : language choice in German popular music / Edward Larkey. The choices and contexts of local distinction : regional attachments and dialect in Chinese music / Sue Tuohy. "Ordinary words" : sound, symbolism, and meaning in Belarusan-language rock music / Maria Paula Survilla. Cockney rock / Dave Laing. "Raising one higher than the other" : the hierarchy of tradition in representations of Gaelic- and English-language song in Ireland / Anthony McCann and Lillis Laoire -- Music and words : language choice and dialect in song and performance. "Trying to break it down" : MCs' talk and social setting in drum & bass performance / Morgan Gerard and Jack Sidnell. Singing Hawaiian and the aesthetics of (in)comprehensibility / C.K. Szego. "Chanter en yaourt" : pop music and language choice in France / Cece Cutler.
Other author Berger, Harris M., 1966-
Carroll, Michael Thomas, 1954-
Subject Popular music -- History and criticism.
Music and language.
Music and globalization.
ISBN 1578065356 (alk. paper)
1578065364 (pbk. : alk. paper)