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Published: 04 June 2019

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190660109

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Sound-Politics in São Paulo

Leonardo Cardoso

Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music

  • Proposes a new theory to investigate the state, arguing that environmental noise provides a unique point of entry to discuss citizenship.
  • Only book to combine actor-network theory and sound studies, and one of the only books to provide an ethnography of noise control.
  • Offers a fresh point of analysis of the city of São Paulo, touching upon on a wide range of public debates through noise.
  • Offers an extremely close view of legal documents, engaging with debates in the fields of law, political science, and urban studies.