Research References


Club Cultures: Music, Media and Subcultural Capital by Sarah Thornton

The Art of Ecstasy by Vintage Disco Biscuit

Dance Your Way Home: A Journey Through the Dancefloor by Emma Warren (not sure if this one has drugs yet)

Raving by McKenzie Wark

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Buck-Matthews, E. (2018) Re-Framing Music Festivals: Exploring Space, Solidarity, Spirituality and Self with Young People. Unpublished PhD Thesis. Coventry: Coventry University

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Zampini G.F. and Buck-Matthews E. (01 April 2020), ‘When you cross over that invisible boundary’: Exploring drug taking in the caring dancefloor, Discover Society, 79