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Punk Music in Ireland: The Political Power of "What-Might-Have-Been"

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McLoone, Martin (2004) Punk Music in Ireland: The Political Power of "What-Might-Have-Been". Irish Studies Review, 12 (1). pp. 29-38. [Journal article]


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DOI: 10.1080/0967088042000192095


The article considers punk music in Northern Ireland in the late 1970s. Looked at from the perspective of thirty years later, punk is often presented as a utopian moment in Northern Ireland when the young, rebelling against the sectarian culture of their parents, actually crossed Ulster's seemingly intractable divide.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:punk music, sectarianism, Northern Ireland
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:15544
Deposited By:Prof Martin McLoone
Deposited On:15 Sep 2010 11:56
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 10:54

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