Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

6-1996

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Popular music, culture, society, Singapore, national songs

Discipline

Asian Studies | Music | Sociology of Culture

Research Areas

Humanities

Publication

Journal of Popular Culture

Volume

30

Issue

1

First Page

215

Last Page

231

ISSN

0022-3840

Identifier

10.1111/j.0022-3840.1996.00215.x

Publisher

Wiley

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

http://doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-3840.1996.00215.x

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