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Clampdown : Pop-Cultural Wars on Class and Gender, EPUB eBook

Clampdown : Pop-Cultural Wars on Class and Gender EPUB

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Why have both pop and politics in Britain become the preserve of an unrepresentative elite? From chav-pop pantomimes to retro-chauvinist ';landfill indie', the bland, homogenous and compromised nature of the current alternative sector reflects the interests of a similarly complacent and privileged political establishment. In particular, political and media policing of female social and sexual autonomy, through the neglected but significant gendered dimensions of the discourse surrounding ';chavs', has been accompanied by a similar restriction and regulation of the expression of working-class femininity in music. This book traces the progress of this cultural clampdown over the past twenty years.


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