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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$ 56.00
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$ 25.95
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...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 30.00
An in-depth, full-color, step-by-step guide to the new golf swing that has taken the PGA Tour by storm The traditional golf swing requires a level of coordination that few golfers have. So it's no surprise that, despite huge advances in club and ball technology, the average golf handicap in America has dropped by only one stroke since 1990. Maverick... more...
- The Doubleday Religious 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 109.95
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 strident declarations of Englishness, was a response to the dominance of grunge. The contributors in this volume take a different... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 110.00
Written in a clear and accessible style, this book presents a broad ranging enquiry into various methodological issues associated with contemporary youth research. Chapters cover a variety of topical areas, including youth transitions, youth in care, drugs, consumption and music. Featuring studies by new and established youth researchers, this book... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 130.00
Parlay will enable rapid and cost-effective delivery of services based on telecommunications networks, and will be an essential part of the 3G future. We live in an exciting time. 3G networks are taking off, and as greater bandwidth and communication speeds become available, people are seeking new means by which to increase their interaction potential.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Redefining Mainstream Popular Music is a collection of seventeen essays that critically examines the idea of the "mainstream" in and across a variety of popular music styles and contexts. Notions of what is popular vary across generations and cultures ? what may have been considered alternative to one group may be perceived as mainstream to another.... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 101.95
Cultural Sociology: An Introduction is the first dedicated student textbook to address cultural sociology as a legitimate model for sociological thinking and research. Highly renowned authors present a rich overview of major sociological themes and the various empirical applications of cultural sociology. A timely introductory overview... more...