By David Hesmondhakgh, Keith Negus

Introduces students to the main major debates within the box, supplying clean views and suggesting new instructions. really interdisciplinary on scope, the ebook outlines the background and improvement of well known song reports whereas supplying and unprecedentedly foreign point of view on renowned song, that includes writers from North and South the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Combining insights from media and cultural reports, sociology, track research, ethnomusicology, and function stories, the essays disguise textual research, position and house, construction, intake, and way of life.

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