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Author Manabe, Noriko, 1960- author.

Title The revolution will not be televised : protest music after Fukushima / Noriko Manabe
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (433 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section 1. The background. Introduction: Analyzing political music under self-censorship ; The nuclear past and present : structures of power and civil resistance ; Musicians in the antinuclear movement : motivations, roles, and risks -- Section 2. Spaces of protest. Cyberspace : playback and participation ; Demonstrations ; Festivals : differing models of communication ; Recordings : allegories, metaphors, and metonyms -- Conclusion: Protesting under (and against) constraints -- Selected interviews by the author
Summary Since the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, antinuclear activism has swelled into one of the most popular and passionate movements in Japan. 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised' shows that music played a central role in expressing antinuclear sentiments and mobilizing Japanese political resistance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Popular music -- Political aspects -- Japan -- History -- 21st century
Protest songs -- Japan -- 21st century -- History and criticism
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011 -- Songs and music
Nuclear power plants -- Japan -- Public opinion
Protest movements -- Japan -- History -- 21st century
MUSIC -- Instruction & Study -- Theory.
Nuclear power plants -- Public opinion.
Popular music -- Political aspects.
Protest movements.
Protest songs.
Politische Bewegung
Kärnkraftsmotstånd -- Japan.
Motståndsrörelser -- Japan.
Sociala rörelser -- Japan.
Politiska sånger -- Japan.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Songs and music.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199334704