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Author Kattari, Kimberly, 1980- author.

Title Psychobilly : subcultural survival / Kimberly Kattari
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (ix, 245 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : subcultural participation as a survival strategy -- The development of psychobilly : carrying on the nonconformist legacy of rockabilly and punk -- Carnivalesque events and transgressive performance : celebrating a counterhegemonic ideology -- The power and pleasure of fantasizing about monsters, murderers, and madness -- Male dominance and female empowerment : the complexities of gender and sexuality -- The power, joy, and purpose of social and economic capital -- Afterword : gatekeeping a subculture, or are the psychobilly police killing the scene?
Summary "Uses ethnographic research to follow the chronological development of the musical subculture of psychobilly over three decades, reading the genre and its devotees in relation to ideas such as gender, ethnicity, and apolitical resistance"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (EBSCOhost, viewed August 5, 2021)
Subject Psychobilly music -- Social aspects
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019034797
ISBN 1439918619