How authentic is World Music?

How authentic is World Music? The relationship between race and music is enduring and complex.

Presenter Laurie Taylor meets Jo Haynes, the author of a new study which considers the significance of race to the understanding of music genres and preferences.

What does the 'love of difference' via music contribute to contemporary perspectives on racism? The research draws on interviews with people from the British world music scene. They're joined by Professor Paul Gilroy.

Release date: 18 Jan 2013

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