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- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 42.00
Presents a cultural, social and historical overview of post-war popular music genres. Drawing on research in sociology, media studies and cultural studies, this book considers the cultural significance of respective post-war popular music genres for youth, with reference to issues as space and place, ethnicity, gender, creativity, and education. more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 45.00
Culture and Everyday Life provides students with a comprehensive overview of theoretical models, issues and examples of contemporary cultural practice. Andy Bennett begins by summarising and situating - in everyday settings - the key theoretical models applied in the study of existing cultural practices. This entails a systematic study of how academic... more...
- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 26.95
The image of the aging rock-and-roller is not just Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger on stage in their sixties. In his timely book Music, Style, and Aging , cultural sociologist Andy Bennett explains how people move on from youth and effectively grow older with popular music. For many aging followers of rock, punk, and other contemporary... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.99
You Can Have the Life You Want You?re on the brink of life! Sure, you?ve had one for a while now, but the teen years are the prime time to define the rest of your life. But how, realistically, can you secure a regretless future in the face of so many major, life-changing decisions? Now, by asking just one simple question, you?ll make the best... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
This book brings together thirteen timely essays from across the globe that consider a range of 'mediated youth cultures', covering topics such as the phenomenon of dance imitations on YouTube, the circulation of zines online, the resurgence of roller derby on the social web, drinking cultures, Israeli blogs, Korean pop music, and more. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Within contemporary youth research there are two dominant streams - a 'transitions' and a 'cultures' perspective. This collection shows that it is no longer possible to understand the experience of young people through these prisms and proposes new conceptual foundations for youth studies, capable of bridging the gap between these approaches. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
The Festivalization of Culture explores the links between various local and global cultures, communities, identities and lifestyle narratives as they are both constructed and experienced in the festival context. Drawing on a wide range of case studies from Australia and Europe, festivals are examined as sites for the performance and critique of lifestyle,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Britpop and the English Music Tradition is the first study devoted exclusively to the Britpop phenomenon and its contexts. The genre of Britpop, with its assertion of Englishness, evolved at the same time that devolution was striking deep into the hegemonic claims of English culture to represent Britain. It is usually argued that Britpop, with its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Paganism is rapidly becoming a religious, creative, and political force internationally. It has found one of its most public expressions in popular music, where it is voiced by singers and musicians across rock, folk, techno, goth, metal, Celtic, world, and pop music. With essays ranging across the US, UK, continental Europe, Australia and Asia, 'Pop... more...