Turbo-folk music is the most controversial form of popular culture in the new states of former Yugoslavia. Beginning with 1970s Socialist Yugoslavia, UroAi Avoro explores the cultural and political paradoxes of turbo-folk. Taking as its starting point turbo-folkas popularity across national borders, Avoro analyses key songs and performers in Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia. What is proposed is a new way of reading the relationship of contemporary popular music to processes of cultural, political and social change - and a new understanding of how fundamental turbo-folk is to the recent history of former Yugoslavia and its successor states.Turbo-folk. as. the. vanishing. Mediator. of. nationalism. Since the end of the bloody conflicts in the territories of ... elsewhere there has been a significant rise of various forms of nationalist populisms in response to economic problems ... See: richard Middleton, aAfterworda, Music, National Identity and the Politics of Locationanbsp;...
|Title||:||Turbo-folk Music and Cultural Representations of National Identity in Former Yugoslavia|
|Author||:||Dr Uroš Čvoro|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-07-28|