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By Silvia Rief

This booklet explores modern membership and dance cultures as a manifestation of aesthetic and prosthetic different types of lifestyles. Rief addresses the questions of the way practices of clubbing support domesticate specific sorts of reflexivity and modes of expertise, and the way those form new units for reconfiguring the bounds round adolescence cultural and different social identities. She contributes empirical analyses of the way such sorts of adventure are mediated via the actual constructions of night-clubbing economies, the organizational legislation and the neighborhood association of expertise in membership areas, the media discourses and imageries, the applied sciences intervening into the feel method of the physique (e.g. tune, visuals, medicines) and the educational discourses on dance tradition. even though the booklet attracts from neighborhood membership scenes in London and somewhere else within the united kingdom, it additionally displays on similarities and variations among nightclubbing cultures throughout geographical contexts.

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