Music's social powers : soundtrack, self and embodiment in everyday life (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Music's social powers : soundtrack, self and embodiment in everyday life

Author: Tia DeNora
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book uses ethnographic studies and in-depth interviews to show how music is a constitutive feature of human agency. It develops a theory of music's active role in the construction of social life  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tia DeNora
ISBN: 0521622069 9780521622066 052162732X 9780521627320
OCLC Number: 43418564
Description: 200 pages, music ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Formulating questions - the music and society nexus; 2. Musical affect in practice; 3. Music as a technology of self; 4. Music and the body; 5. Music as a device of social ordering; 6. Music's social powers.
Responsibility: Tia DeNora.

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"...Original in conception and based on years of research, this book offers interpretive and cultural sociologist a novel point of entree into the study of embodied lived meaning." Daniel Thomas Read more...

 
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