Thisbookoffers an evocative cross-cultural exploration into the everyday lives and music practices of young people from their own broad social, cultural and ethnic perspectives. Youth from seven urban locales in Australia, the UK, the US and Europe document and reflect on their own learning processes and music activities.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
GERALDINE BLOUSTIEN is a Key Researcher at the Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia, and has researched extensively and internationally on cultural identity, youth cultures and participatory video ethnography. Recent publications include Musical Visions: Music as Sound Image and Movement (2000); Girl Making (2003); Sonic Synergies: Music, Technology, Community Identity (edited with Margaret Peters, 2008); and 'Music and the Creative Knowledge Economy' in D. Scott (ed) The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Musicology (2009).
MARGARET PETERS researches gender, work and organization issues, as well as youth cultures. She has published in international journals such as The Women's Studies International Forum; The International Journal of Work, Organisation and Emotion; McGill Journal of Education; Leisure et Societe; and is co-editor of Sonic Synergies: Music, Technology, Community, Identity (with Gerry Bloustien).
Table of ContentsAcknowledgments List of Illustrations List of Figures List of Tables Music is Youth and Youth is Music Reflections on Theory andMethod 'Everyone wants to be a DJ' Creating Spaces Money Matters: Government Policy, Funding and Youth Music Becoming Phat: Youth, Music and Micro-Enterprise Taking Flight: Creative Cultures and Beyond Appendix: Our Community (Youth) Organisations at a Glance Index