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The politics of dancing: When Rock 'n' Roll came to Australia

Sturma, M. (1992) The politics of dancing: When Rock 'n' Roll came to Australia. The Journal of Popular Culture, 25 (4). pp. 123-142.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-3840.1992.1233114...
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Abstract

Because rhythm has direct access to the unconcious, because it can hypnotize us, enter our bodies and make us move, it is power. And power is political.

That is why rhythm is always revolutionary ground. It is always the place where the organic rises to abolish the mechanical and where energy announces the abolition of tradition. New rhythms are new perceptions.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Inquiry
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/19434
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