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Anthropology

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The study of popular music falls within the domain of social or cultural anthropology rather than that of physical anthropology. Social anthropology is a social science discipline still generally associated with the study of relatively...

Halls of Fame/Museums

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...General museums have tended to ignore popular music. Value judgments have obviously played a crucial role in this exclusion; low and popular culture and their attendant artifacts have not, traditionally, been deemed worthy of serious...

Genre

Franco Fabbri

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John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...In everyday conversations about popular music, as well as in popular music studies, individuals commonly use labels (for example, ‘blues,’ ‘jazz,’ ‘rock’ or ‘country’) to refer to, and distinguish between, different kinds of music. Implicit...

Postmodernism

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction Within the literature of popular music studies, the concept of postmodernism has had a relatively high profile. There has been no direct correlation, however, between the ubiquity of the concept and the theoretical...

Psychoanalysis

David Schwarz

David Schwarz

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Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Psychoanalysis is a therapeutic method originated by Sigmund Freud for the treatment of disorders of the personality or behavior. Its principal tool is the ‘talking cure,’ based on dialog between the trained psychoanalyst and the analysand....

Reception and Consumption Theory

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Reception’ denotes the receiving of messages from media sources, while ‘consumption’ refers to the consuming of media messages. The terms are often used in combination with the concept of audience: an assembly of listeners or hearers...

Dialogics

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Dialogics’ is the name given to a trend in the late twentieth-century study of popular music inspired by the work of the Russian philosopher and literary critic Mikhail Bakhtin. It emerged as an alternative to formalist and sociological...

Economics

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Although there are several descriptive accounts of the music industry from an economic point of view (D’Angelo 1989; Burnett 1990; Lange 1986; Vogel 2001), the industry has not been the subject of sustained theoretical study by professional...

Feminism

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Feminism’ is a term used to refer to a social movement that has encouraged women to claim equality with men, and to challenge practises, ideas and stereotypes that demean women and maintain them in a subordinate position in relation...

Folklore

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Folklore, clearly, is the ‘lore’ of the ‘folk.’ But who the folk are, and what their lore is, is less clear. Are the folk peasants? And if so, how can there be any folklore outside Europe and Asia? Or are the folk just ‘ordinary people...