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Being Underground

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Being Underground

Sherman, Stephen (2018) Being Underground. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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This thesis examines the social world of a Montreal music scene. Using the concept of scene as an organizing principal, I engage in an ethnography of the socio-cultural formation of the alternative techno scene. Methodologies of depth interviewing and sensuous ethnography are employed. Analysis of this data relies on affect theory and queer theory, and I incorporate thinking on the movement and intersection of socio-cultural forms within the social landscape. I argue that scene participants innovate by affirming and exploring affective and productive bonds that represent social and cultural otherness.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Communication Studies
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Sherman, Stephen
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Communication
Date:June 2018
Thesis Supervisor(s):Gagnon, Monika
ID Code:984597
Deposited By: Stephen Sherman
Deposited On:16 Nov 2018 15:24
Last Modified:16 Nov 2018 15:24
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