Sylvain David is an Assistant Professor in the Département d’études françaises (French Department) of Concordia University (Montréal).

(See my biography page for more information).

Bérurier Noir’s “Folklore of the World Slums”: Multiculturalism, Punk Rock and the “End of History” in 1980’s France

Does punk (and alternative) rock represent, as it claims, a vector of social progress and diversity, or does it result, on the contrary, in an implicit assimilation of cultural differences?

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