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CMM3125 Popular Music and Culture
Credit Points: 15
This unit introduces students to a number of approaches and attitudes to Popular Music from a Cultural Studies perspective. The starting point is the high-culture critique of mass culture (and Popular Music) originating in the Frankfurt School. From there culturalist perspectives (including sub-cultural analysis) and the cultural capital of Popular Music will be addressed. Other areas of investigation will be: Subjectivity and Identity; the semiotics of the texts; Gender and Sexuality; Performance and Authenticity; and World Music.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MIAADXMedia and Cultural Studies Minor
MABUTEMedia, Culture and Mass Communications Major
MIAAGAMedia, Culture and Mass Communications Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012