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Clubbing

Over the past two decades, clubbing has become a nearly global signifier of going out dancing in the context of youth nightlife culture. Since the 1990s, clubbing scenes have emerged especially, but not only, in major cities in Europe (foremost in the United Kingdom, but also in Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Barcelona, Belgrade, St. Petersburg, Istanbul, among many others), North America (e.g., Vancouver, Montréal, San Francisco, New York), Australia (Sidney), Asia (e.g., Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, Singapore, Bombay), Latin America (e.g., Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Sao Paolo), and the Middle East (e.g., in Lebanon or Israel). Nightclubbing culture is a global phenomenon (even though significant parts of the world are still untouched by it), but its semantics are geographically diverse. Due to its transgressive and ...

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