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Revival without Nostalgia: The ‘Dizel’ Movement, Serbian 1990s Cultural Trauma and Globalised Youth Cultures

  • Jovana Papović
  • Astrea Pejović

Abstract

Global culture uses revival, among other things, as one of its means of production; the 1970s were marked by a revival of 1950s popular music, 1960s popular culture was paraphrased in the 1980s, the 1990s were largely inspired by the 1970s and the first decade of the millennium experienced a comeback of the 1980s. Following that, as the logic of revival in popular culture dictates, the 2010s has seen a revival of the 1990s. While the global market found another well of profit in this revival, the trend has created a lot of controversy in Serbia, where the 1990s brings with it not only the popular culture from the decade but also a strong political implication. The last decade of the twentieth century in Serbia witnessed Slobodan Milosevic’s government, wars, isolation, international discredit and hyperinflation. These preconditions, together with a great level of corruption and the collapse of the economic system, opened the space for an overall criminalisation of Serbian society.

Keywords

Popular Culture Cultural Politics Black Market Democratic Transition Popular Music 
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