Global Dance Cultures in the 1970s and 1980s : Disco Heterotopias /

This book is a critical and necessary contribution to disco studies and to popular music studies more broadly. The volume will find an avid readership among researchers and students in popular music studies and among practitioners and aficionados of disco itself. - Arabella Stanger, University of Su...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Pitrolo, Flora (Editor,, Zubak, Marko (Editor,
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.
Edition:1st ed. 2022.
Series:Palgrave Studies in the History of Subcultures and Popular Music,
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction. Disco Heterotopias: Other Places, Other Spaces, Other Lives
  • Chapter 2: Montreal, Funkytown: Two Decades of Disco History
  • Chapter 3: Dancin' Days: Disco Flashes in 1970s Brazil
  • Chapter 4: Gimmick! Italo Disco, Copy and Consumption
  • Chapter 5: Japanese Disco as Pseudo-International Music
  • Chapter 6: Disco, Dancing, Globalization and Class in 1980s Hindi Cinema
  • Chapter 7: Dancing Desire, Dancing Revolution: Sexuality and The Politics of Disco in China Since the 1980s
  • Chapter 8: Non-stop, I Want to Live Non-stop: The Role of Disco is Late Socialist Czechoslovakia
  • Chapter 9: Yugoslav Disco: The Forgotten Sound of Late Socialism
  • Chapter 10: Other Voices of the Orient: Lebanese Disco and Nightlife During the Civil War
  • Chapter 11: Disco and Discontent in Nigeria: A Conversation
  • Chapter 12: Outer Space, Futurism, and The Quest for Disco Utopia
  • Chapter 13: Epilogue. Decolonising Disco: Counterculture, Postindustrial Creativity, the 1970s Dance Floor and Disco.