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Music and Youth Culture in Latin America: Identity Construction Processes from New York to Buenos Aires

Pablo Vila

Abstract

This book tries to demystify commonsense assumptions about youth culture in Latin America. The musical manifestations that young people listen to in most Latin American countries are not only much more varied than the commercially successful ones that have entered the American and European markets, but also do not have much in common with the American and European commonsense image of the young people who listen to and dance to them. Music and Youth Culture in Latin America is an initial attempt to overcome this deficit. In this collection of essays, we examine the ways in which music is used ... More

Keywords: book, popular music, identities, Latin America, culture, race, ethnicity, gender, youth, class

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199986279
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199986279.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pablo Vila, editor
Temple University

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Introduction

Pablo Vila

2 Past Identity

Jairo Moreno

3 Errant Surfing. Music, YouTube, and the Role of the Web in Youth Cultures

Rossana Reguillo Translated by Peggy Westwell and Pablo Vila

4 Music and Post-Communist Subjectivities in Cuba

Rubén López Cano Translated by Peggy Westwell and Pablo Vila

5 On Whitening and Other Disaffections

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste

8 The Pro Tools Generation

Frederick Moehn

9 A Newer Tango Coming from the Past

Laura Cambra and Juan Raffo Translated by Christine Paiva

10 Life Trajectories and Dejuvenilization in Argentine Rock

Adrián Pablo Fanjul Translated by Peggy Westwell and Pablo Vila

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