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Brazilian popular music and citizenship

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Avelar,Idelber, (Ed.And Intro.), Dunn,Christopher, (Ed.And Intro.)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2011
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780822348849
Published:
Durham, NC: Duke University Press
ISBN:
9780822348849
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Brazil, South America, Social aspects, popular music, History and criticism, Political aspects
Notes:
376 p, Covering more than one hundred years of history, this multidisciplinary collection of essays explores the vital connections between popular music and citizenship in Brazil. While popular music has served as an effective resource for communities to stake claims to political, social, and cultural rights in Brazil, it has also been appropriated by the state in its efforts to manage and control a socially, racially, and geographically diverse nation. The question of citizenship has also been a recurrent theme in the work of many of Brazil's most important musicians. These essays explore popular music in relation to national identity, social class, racial formations, community organizing, political protest, and emergent forms of distribution and consumption.