Countering	MTV	Influence	in	Indonesia	and	Malaysia

Countering MTV Influence in Indonesia and Malaysia

by Kalinga Seneviratne

This book discusses three major elements - MTV, the Music of Malaysia, and the Music of Indonesia - and how these three interact in the modern cultural setting. The research objective behind the book was to study the impact of globalization, in the form of the MTV onslaught on the youth musical culture and identities of Indonesia and Malaysia, and to determine what theoretical basis could explain the new cultural products which have risen in response to this process. The book goes on to examine whether the nasyid and irama Malaysia music genres in Malaysia and dangdut in Indonesia are part of this process and how it is achieved

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Preliminary pages
1. Introduction
2. Malay Cultural Landscape and Identity: Malaysia and Indonesia
3. Music, Islam, and Modern Cultural Identities
4. Pop Music, Cultural Imperialism, and Localization
5. Case Studies
6. Countering Cultural Imperialism: Theoretical Analysis
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  • Number of Pages : 278
  • Publisher : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Weight : 360g
  • Product Code : 9789814345231
  • Dimension : 134 x 216 mm

About Author

Kalinga Seneviratne

Kalinga Seneviratne is Head of Research at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Singapore.