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Pop idols and pirates
Charles Fairchild

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Pop idols and pirates
mechanisms of consumption and the global circulation of popular music
Charles Fairchild.

Published 2008 by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hampshire, England Burlington, VT .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

All of the in-between. The acts and the spaces of consumption ; The medium and materials of popular music
Bridging the distance between production and consumption. Property and power: CDs, MP3s, and SoundScan ; Mediating and manufacturing the investment in desire
The spectacle as consumption environment. Constructing the idol empire ; Building the authentic celebrity: the structure of a spectacle ; Becoming who you are: the content of a spectacle.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-177), discography (p. 176-177), filmography (p. 177), and index.

Ashgate popular and folk music series


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ML3790 .F34 2008

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ix, 182 p. ;
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