The Popular Music Studies Reader

Barry Shank (Editor) Jason Toynbee (Editor)
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Description

The Popular Music Studies Reader maps the changing nature of popular music over the last decade and considers how popular music studies has expanded and developed to deal with these changes.

A wide range of international contributors featuring some of the biggest names in popular music and cultural studies including Philip Auslander, Paul Gilroy and Kodwo Eshun and discuss:

* the increasing participation of women in the industry
* the changing role of gender and sexuality in popular music
* the role of new technologies, especially in production and distribution
* the changing nature of the relationship between music production and consumption.

The Popular Music Studies Reader places popular music in its cultural context, looks at the significance of popular music in our everyday lives, and examines the global nature of the music industry.

Product Details

Price
$170.00
Publisher
Routledge
Publish Date
December 14, 2005
Pages
408
Dimensions
7.08 X 1.14 X 9.85 inches | 2.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780415307093
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About the Author

Andy Bennett is lecturer in sociology at the University of Surrey. He is the author of Popular Music and Youth Culture: Music, Identity and Place and Cultures of Popular Music. With Kevin Dawe, he co-edited Guitar Cultures.