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Youth and Political Music in Taiwan: Resignifying the Nation at Inland Rock and Tshingsan Fest

Read, Graeme


This article uses musical events in Taiwan to examine the changing contestation of Taiwanese politics. It shows how youth activists remake political practices by connecting people to constructions of local culture through musical performances. Whereas civil society and youth participation in Taiwan's elections have attracted increased scholarly attention, this article focuses on politically charged activities outside election campaigns. The article sources politics in musical practices,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review
DOI: 10.1353/ACH.2020.0004
Access Rights: Open Access


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