Two Paulines, Two Nations: An Australian Case Study in the Intersection of Popular Music and Politics

@article{Johnson2003TwoPT,
  title={Two Paulines, Two Nations: An Australian Case Study in the Intersection of Popular Music and Politics},
  author={B. Johnson},
  journal={Popular Music and Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={26},
  pages={53 - 72}
}
  • B. Johnson
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Popular Music and Society
  • The 1996 election in the Australian state of Queensland disclosed a new political force that had not previously been reckoned with by the major parties, when grassroots conservative Independent Pauline Hanson was elected to the hitherto ironclad Labor seat of Oxley. In August 1997 she took out an injunction against the country’s publicly funded broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), preventing them from playing a recording of a song called “I’m a Back Door Man,” produced by… CONTINUE READING
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