Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781842775042 Published May 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Paper w/CD $41.95 ISBN: 9781842775059 Published May 2004 For sale in North and South America only

Shoot the Singer!

Music Censorship Today

Marie Korpe

Shoot the Singer!

Marie Korpe

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240 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781842775042 Published May 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Paper w/CD $41.95 ISBN: 9781842775059 Published May 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Preface - Marie Korpe

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
1. What is music censorship? Towards a better understanding of the term - Martin Cloonan
2. Music as a parallel power structure - Alenka Barber-Kersovan
3. Music as a useless activity: conservative interpretations of music in Islam - Jonas Otterbeck

PART 2: ASIA
4. Music censorship in Afghanistan before and after the Taliban - John Baily
5. Music for the great leader: policy and practice in North Korea - Keith Howard
6. Burma: music under siege - Aung Zaw
7. Uirghuristan: politics and art - Kurash Sultan and Marie Korpe

PART 3: AFRICA
8. Stopping the music: censorship in apartheid South Africa - Roger Lucey
9. Roger, me and the scorpion: working for the South African security services during apartheid - Paul Erasmus
10. Encounters with a South-African censor: cnfrontation and reconciliation - Ole Reitov
11. Remembering subversion: resisting censorship in apartheid South Africa - Michael Drewett
12. Playing with fire: manipulation of music and musicians in Zimbabwe - Banning Eyre
13. Guerilla pop: Matoub Lounes and the struggle for Berber identity in Algeria - Andy Morgan

PART 4: THE MIDDLE EAST
14. Singing in a theocracy: female musicians in Iran - Ameneh Youssefzadeh
15. Defending freedom: blasphemy trials and censorship in Lebanon - Marcel Khalife
16. Songs of freedom: cultural resistance in Palestine - Rania Elias-Khoury
17. The sound of silence: conformist musicians in Israel - Noam Ben-Zeev

PART 5: THE AMERICAS
18. Crash into me, baby: America's implicit music censorship since 11 September - Eric Nuzum
19. Havana and Miami: A music censorship sandwich - Eric Silva Brenneman
20. Mexico: drug ballads and censorship today - Elijah Wald
21. Responses to censorship in the US: acquiescence, withdrawal and resistance - Ian Inglis

PART 6: EUROPE
22. Turkey: censorship past and present - Sanar Yurdatapan
23. Rap and censorship in France - Daniel Brown

About the contributors
Recommended reading
Index
Notes to CD
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