CRANKED UP REALLY HIGH: GENRE THEORY & PUNK ROCK by Stewart Home. 1st edition July 1995, 2nd edition February 1997 ISBN 1899598 01 4 (Codex Books)
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Introduction to the 2nd edition
Introduction to the 2011 Spanish edition
I. JOURNALIST JIVE: A critique of previous works on PUNK ROCK.
II. BLOOD SPLATERED WITH GUITARS: A demonstration of the fact that there are no direct links between PUNK ROCK, the Sex Pistols and the Situationist International.
III. NO MORE ROCK 'N' ROLL: PUNK ROCK discussed as a genre and an examination of the Louie Louie debate.
IV. RELICS FROM THE PAST: British PUNK ROCK circa 1977.
V. WE NEED ANOTHER VIETNAM: American PUNK ROCK in the late seventies and the economics of bootlegging.
VI. DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTROM: British PUNK ROCK 1978 to 1980.
VII. BACK STREET KIDS: Oil and the unfolding of the Punk Rock dialectic.
VIII. HAIL HAIL ROCK 'N' ROLL: Skrewdriver and the degeneration of the Punk Rock dialectic
IX. SUCK MY LEFT ONE: Riot Grrrl as the penultimate transformation of Punk Rock.
X. CONCLUDING UNACADEMIC POSTSCRIPT: A literary conceit.
APPENDIX: A COSMETIC UNDERGROUND.
Bliss it was in that dawn to be alive. But to be young was very heaven.
OF RELATED INTEREST
Chapter on Punk from 'The Assault On Culture'
'Academic' paper on punk rock by Stewart Home
Interview with the Art Attacks
We Mean It Man: Punk Rock and Anti-Racism or, Death In June not mysterious (from punk 'anti-racism' to post-industrial 'aesthetic' fascism)
Home on Whitehouse (post-punk industrial 'aesthetic' fascism)