By Silvia Rief
This e-book explores modern membership and dance cultures as a manifestation of aesthetic and prosthetic kinds of existence. Rief addresses the questions of ways practices of clubbing support domesticate specific sorts 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 ways such types of adventure are mediated through the actual constructions of night-clubbing economies, the organizational law and the neighborhood association of expertise in membership areas, the media discourses and imageries, the applied sciences intervening into the experience procedure of the physique (e.g. track, visuals, medications) and the educational discourses on dance tradition. even supposing the ebook attracts from neighborhood membership scenes in London and somewhere else within the united kingdom, it additionally displays on similarities and changes among nightclubbing cultures throughout geographical contexts.
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