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California State University, Monterey Bay

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Narcocorridos: Music, Defiance, And Violence In Transnational Contexts, Nallely G Murguia May 2018

Narcocorridos: Music, Defiance, And Violence In Transnational Contexts, Nallely G Murguia

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This research aims to explain and understand the effects that the music genre known as narcocorrido has on society, politics, and culture in Mexico and the United States. It provides a background on the history of narcocorridos and how it came be known as a symptom of the ongoing violence in Mexico. The Movimiento Alterado is also explored in this research project, as a product of narcocorrido singers who came together to glorify violence. A global aspect plays a big role in researching this topic as globalization and transnationalism reveal the complexity of politics, economics, and culture and its effects ...