Week 9: Moral panics, dance music and rave culture

F. Buckland, 2002, Impossible Dance: Club Culture and Queer World-Making, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press.

S. Garrat, 1998, Adventures in Wonderland: A Decade of Club Culture, London: Headline.

J. Gilbert & E. Pearson, 1999, Discographies: dance music, culture, and the politics of sound, London: Routledge.

T. Glover, 2003, ‘Regulating the Rave Scene: Exploring the Policy Alternatives of Government’, in Leisure Sciences, Vol 25 Issue 3: p307 – 325 (only available vie request through inter-library loan)

C. Kempster (ed.), 1996, History of House, London: Sanctuary.

T. Langlois, 1992, ‘Can you feel it? DJs and house music culture in the UK’, Popular Music, 11 (2): pp 229-38.

U. Poschardt, 1998, DJ Culture, London: Quartet Books Limited.

S. Reynolds, 1998, Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture, London: Picador.

H. Rietveld, 1998, ‘Repetitive beats: free parties and the politics of contemporary DiY dance culture in Britain’ in G. McKay (ed.), DiY Culture: Party and Protest in Nineties Britain, London: Verso.

N. Saunders, 1995, Ecstasy and the Dance Culture, Oxford: Saunders

S. Thornton, 1995, Club Cultures: Music, Media and Subcultural Capital, Cambridge: Polity Press.

DanceCult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music https://dj.dancecult.net/index.php/dancecult/issue/archive

Moral panics/drugs

M. Collin, 1997, Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House, London: Serpent’s Tail.

S. Cohen 1987, Folk Devils and Moral Panics: The Creation of the Mods and Rockers – 3rd Edition, Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

C. Critcher, 2003, Moral Panics and the Media, Buckingham: Open University Press (especially chapter 4).

E. Goode & N. Ben-Yehuda, 1994, Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance, Oxford: Blackwell (Chapter 12: ‘The American Drug Panic of the 1980s’ available free here http://www.psychedelic-library.org/panic.htm. – not ideal but useful as background).

P. Jenkins, 1999, Synthetic Panic: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs, New York: New York University Press.

A. Melechi, 1993, ‘The ecstasy of disappearance’ in S. Redhead (ed.), Rave Off: Politics and Deviance in Contemporary Youth Culture, Aldershot: Avebury.

K. Murji, 1998, Policing Drugs, Ashgate: Aldershot.

K. Murji, 1998, ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy: Drugs, Media and Morality’ in R. Coomber (ed.), The Control of Drugs and Drug Users: Reason or Reaction?, Harwood Academic Publishers (http://www.psychedelic-library.org/murji.htm).

K. Thompson, 1998, Moral Panics, London: Routledge.

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