Club Cultures: Boundaries, Identities and Otherness by Silvia Rief

By Silvia Rief

This e-book explores modern membership and dance cultures as a manifestation of aesthetic and prosthetic sorts of lifestyles. Rief addresses the questions of the way practices of clubbing support domesticate specific types of reflexivity and modes of expertise, and the way those form new units for reconfiguring the bounds round adolescence cultural and different social identities. She contributes empirical analyses of the way such types of event are mediated by means of the actual constructions of night-clubbing economies, the organizational legislation and the neighborhood association of expertise in membership areas, the media discourses and imageries, the applied sciences intervening into the experience process of the physique (e.g. song, visuals, medicines) and the tutorial discourses on dance tradition. even though the publication attracts from neighborhood membership scenes in London and in different places within the united kingdom, it additionally displays on similarities and changes among nightclubbing cultures throughout geographical contexts.

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