Club Cultures: Music, Media and Subcultural Capital

Club Cultures: Music, Media and Subcultural Capital

by Sarah Thornton


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This is an innovative contribution to the study of popular culture, focusing on the youth cultures that revolve around dance clubs and raves.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745614434
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/23/1995
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.07(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Sarah L. Thornton is a writer, ethnographer and sociologist of culture. Thornton has authored three books and many articles about artists, the art market, technology and design, the history of music technology, dance clubs, raves, cultural hierarchies, subcultures, and ethnographic research methods.

Table of Contents

1. The Distinctions of Cultures Without Distinction.

2. Authenticities from Record Hops to Raves.

3. Exploring the Meaning of the Mainstream.

4. The Media Development of 'Subcultures'.




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