Black music and young people in Birmingham

Jones, Simon (1990) Black music and young people in Birmingham. In: Everyday Life, Cultural Production and Race, 27th-28th April 1989, Institute of Cultural Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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This paper provides an account of the relationship between black and white youth in Britain in the 1980s from the author’s personal experience of living and working in Birmingham, England. It summarises the findings of a larger study which looks at the impact of Jamaican popular culture and music on post-war Britain. It draws together some of the conclusions from the ethnographic portion of this study, in order to shed light on questions to do with cultural production and “everyday life”, and on issues around arts and cultural provision for young people.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (uncontrolled): Race, Youth Culture, Birmingham, Popular Music, Arts
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts
Item ID: 17711
Depositing User: Simon Jones
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2015 12:08
Last Modified: 30 May 2019 22:28

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