Popular music as a site of struggles over meaning is focused upon, where the social and political relations between different groups in Singapore society are mirrored. How ruling elites and everyday people make use of the same cultural form--popular music--for different purposes is examined.
Popular music, culture, society, Singapore, national songs
Asian Studies | Music | Sociology of Culture
Journal of Popular Culture
Chye, Phua Siew, & Kong, Lily.(1996). Ideology, Social Commentary and Resistance in Popular Music: A Case Study of Singapore. Journal of Popular Culture, 30(1), 215-231.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/soss_research/1729
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