Toooot! Vroooom! The urban soundscape in Indonesia

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This article will explore the soundscape of Indonesian cities: What are the main components of the soundscape and how do people experience the urban sounds? The soundscape has changed in the course of history through the interconnected processes of modernization and globalization, and yet, the Indonesian urban soundscape has kept its distinctive character. This article is an attempt to see whether social scientists can study something as intangible as noise in a meaningful way. © 2007 ISEAS.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)255-273
Number of pages19
JournalSojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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