The field of popular music in Israel (1985)

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
In: 
World music, politics and social change: Papers from the International Association for the Study of Popular Music ( Book )
Publisher: 
Manchester University Press
Place of Publication: 
Manchester and New York
Year: 
1989
Pages: 
143-155
Languages: 
English
Description: 

A review indicting the actions of different social forces negotiating the nature and meaning of popular music in Israel. Includes a discussion on: the different musical genres in the field and their social context; the hierarchy between those genres; the social and cultural factors involved in producing and preserving the hierarchy; the social forces and musical genres in conflict with the existing situation, and the dynamics of change resulting from this conflict.