In accordance with ethnographic examine in the severe steel neighborhood, Unger bargains a thought-provoking examine how symbols of authenticity and defilement style social adventure in awesome methods. Exploring the various subject matters and ciphers that contain this musical group, this booklet translates aesthetic resonances to be able to comprehend modern identification, politics, and social kinfolk. after all, this booklet develops a different argument: the inner composition of the community’s tune and sound moulds symbols that form, mirror, and constrain social styles of identification, distinction, and transgression. This publication contributes to the sociology of sound and song, the examine of faith in pop culture, and the function of aesthetics in lifestyle. it is going to be of curiosity to higher point scholars, post-graduate scholars and students of faith, pop culture, and philosophy.

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