Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production


SKU: 9780719072178
Author: Martin, Peter J
Publication Date: 10/30/2006
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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At a time when the ‘social’ analysis of music is receiving unprecedented attention, this important new book demonstrates ways in which sociological ideas can make a distinct contribution to understanding music. In doing so, it also highlights the contrasts between a sociological perspective and those emanating from cultural studies and musicology.