Soundscapes of Wellbeing in Popular Music

Soundscapes of Wellbeing in Popular Music


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409443599
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/2014
Series: Geographies of Health Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Gavin J. Andrews, McMaster University, Canada, Paul Kingsbury, Simon Fraser University, Canada and Robin Kearns, The University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Gavin J. Andrews, Paul Kingsbury, and Robin Kearns. Part I Circulation: Norah Jones's Don't Know Why: flexible grounding and contemporary cities, Adam Krims; Look beyond appearances: place, disability, and wellbeing in the music of Staff Benda Bilili, Ronan Foley; ‘Gonna live forever': Noel Gallagher's spaces of wellbeing, Gavin J. Andrews; ‘Still ill': Morrissey, The Smiths, and the geography of miserabilism, Ben Cowell; Jewish spiritual healing, Mi Shebeirach, and the legacy of Debbie Friedman, Tanya Sermer. Part II Transformations: Listen! It's alive, Paul Kingsbury; Sounds, surrounds, and wellbeing on planet WOMAD, Robin Kearns; Pasifika Festival representations and realities for the wellbeing of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Wardlow Friesen, Lyndsay Blue, and Ruth Talo; Dying healthy: music in places of palliative care, Lee R. Bartel and Amy Clements-Cortés; A soundtrack to the everyday: street music and the production of convivial ‘healthy' public places, Paul Simpson; Painting therapeutic landscapes with sound: On Land by Brian Eno, Joshua Evans. Part III Gathering: Mapping the geography of health inequity through participatory hip hop, Emily Skinner and Jeffrey R. Masuda; Fast and frightening: boundaries to wellbeing for women in the punk community, Tyler Sonnichsen; Mary, Maria, and the intensity of redemption: everyday spiritual healing in the lyrics of Bruce Springsteen, Pamela Moss; No-go zones and comfortable places: musical challenges to the displacements of HIV and AIDS in South Africa, Laryssa Whittaker; Music and the wellbeing of a nation: developing identity, constructing community in Singapore, Lily Kong; Bono, Band Aid, and before: celebrity humanitarianism, music, and the objects of its action, Ami V. Shar, Bruce S. Hall, and Edward R. Carr; Coda: Please please me: the potency of music, Graham Reid. Index.

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