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Playing to the crowd: the role of music and musicians in political participation
Music and politics have long been connected. One of the most recent examples was Live 8 in July 2005, when a series of concerts was used to put pressure on G8 leaders to change their policy on third world debt. While the ...
Constructing the consumer (or politics – what not to consume)
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008)
‘The voice of the people? Musicians as political actors’
(Duke University Press, 2008-03-01)
This article explores the ways in which popular musicians, in particular Bob Geldof, have come to assume a central role in the campaign to alter economic and political relationships between the developed and developing ...
The problem of political marketing