Punk Rock and the Value of Auto-ethnographic Writing about Music

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Sarah Attfield;
  • Publisher: UTS ePRESS
  • Journal: PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies (issn: 1449-2490, eissn: 1449-2490)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5130/portal.v8i1.1741
  • Subject: Hardcore | JV1-9480 | Punk | Auto-ethnography | Sociology (General) | Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration | HM401-1281 | Fan Narratives | Popular Music

Why do many of the books on punk rock and hardcore punk come with punk attitude? Why are a good number of the books written from a personal perspective? What kind of value do the diary entries of Nils Stevenson in 'Vacant: A Diary of the Punk Years 1976-79' have compare... View more
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