Give Peace a Chant: Popular Music, Politics and Social Protest

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This monograph offers a unique analysis of social protest in popular music. It presents theoretical descriptions, methodological tools, and an approach that encompasses various fields of musicology, cultural studies, semiotics, discourse analysis, media studies, and political and social sciences. The author argues that protest songs should be taken as a musical genre on their own. He points out that the general approach, when discussing these songs, has been so far that of either analyzing the lyrics or the social ...

Give Peace a Chant: Popular Music, Politics and Social Protest 2017, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319505374

2017 edition

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