When all is lost: thrash metal, dystopia, and ecopedagogy

  title={When all is lost: thrash metal, dystopia, and ecopedagogy},
  author={Peter Dawson Buckland},
  journal={International Journal of Ethics Education},
  • P. Buckland
  • Published 2 March 2016
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Ethics Education
Thrash metal songs have confronted listeners with socio-political problems since the genre emerged in the 1980s. Its abrasive tone and dystopian language implicitly and explicitly attacks norms, religion, the economic and political status quo, and social injustice. In addition to these anthropocentric concerns lives a powerful critique of our problematic contemporary relationship with the more-than-human community. This paper examines implicit and explicit environmental ethical statements in 18… 
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