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Troubling Gender: Youth and Cumbia in Argentina's Music Scene
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Troubling Gender: Youth and Cumbia in Argentina's Music Scene (Hardback)

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How cumbia villera and Argentine popular culture reshape and reflect the changes in gender relations among the country's underclass youth

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesTransgender, Genderqueer & IntersexMusic & DanceMusic BooksPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culturePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Temple University Press,U.S. Publication Date: 22/07/2011 ISBN-13: 9781439902660  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Pablo Vila is Professor of Sociology at Temple University. His speciality is the study of processes of social and cultural identification. He researches those processes at two locales, the U.S.-Mexico border and Argentine popular music. He is the author of seven books, including Border Identifications: Narratives of Religion, Gender, and Class on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Pablo Seman is a researcher at CONICET (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas) in Argentina and El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico. He specializes in mass culture, popular music, and the interpenetration of popular literature and religious tradition. His most recent books are Bajo Continuo: Exploraciones descentradas sobre cultura popular y masiva and (with Daniel Miguez) Entre santos cumbias y piquetes. Eloisa Martin is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. She is the editor ofCurrent Sociology and has published extensively on popular culture and popular religion in a number of international journals. Maria Julia Carozzi is tenured Professor of Anthropology in the Institute of Higher Social Studies at the National University of San Martin (Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales, Universidad Nacional de San Martin) and tenured researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research in Argentina (CONICET [Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas]). She is the coeditor (with Cesar Ceriani Cernadas) of Ciencias sociales y religion en America Latina: Perspectivas en debate.

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