Description: Music in Youth Culture examines the fantasies of post-Oedipal youth...

Description: Music in Youth Culture examines the fantasies of post-Oedipal youth cultures as displayed on the landscape of popular music from a post-Lacanian perspective. jagodzinski, an expert on Lacan, psychoanalysis, and education’s relationship to media, maintains that a new set of signifiers is required to grasp the sliding signification of contemporary  »youth. » He discusses topics such as the figurality of noise, the perversions of the music scene by boyz/bois/boys and the hysterization of it by gurlz/girls/grrrls. Music in Youth Culture also examines the postmodern  »fan(addict) », techno music, and pop music icons. jagodzinski raises the Lacanian question of  »an ethics of the Real » and asks educators to re-examine  »youth » culture.



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