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Pop and the Nation-State: towards a theorisation

Cloonan, M. (1999) Pop and the Nation-State: towards a theorisation. Popular Music, 18(2), pp. 193-207. (doi:10.1017/S0261143000009041)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0261143000009041


Recent years have seen two noticeable trends in Popular Music Studies. These have been on the one hand a series of works which have tried to document the 'local' music scene and, on the other, accounts of processes of globalisation. While not uninterested in the intermediate Nation-State level, both trends have tended to regard it as an area of increasingly less importance. To state the matter more boldly, both trends have underplayed the continually important role of the Nation-State.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cloonan, Professor Martin
Authors: Cloonan, M.
Subjects:M Music and Books on Music > M Music
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Music
Journal Name:Popular Music

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