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  • Countercultures and Popular Musicby Sheila Whiteley; Jedediah Sklower

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    ‘Counterculture’ emerged as a term in the late 1960s and has been re-deployed in more recent decades in relation to other forms of cultural and socio-political phenomena. This volume provides an essential new academic scrutiny of the concept of ‘counterculture’ and a critical examination of the period and its heritage. more...

  • Queering the Popular Pitchby Sheila Whiteley

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    A collection of essays that situate queering within the discourse of sex and sexuality in relation to popular music, this investigation addresses the changing debates within gay, lesbian and queer discourse in relation to the dissemination of musical texts. It provides a discourse in the field of musicological research. more...

  • Christmas, Ideology and Popular Cultureby Sheila Whiteley

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 113.99

    How do we understand Christmas? What does it mean? This book is a lively introduction to the study of popular culture through one central case study. It explores the cultural, social and historical contexts of Christmas in the UK, USA and Australia, covering such topics as fiction, film, television, art, newspapers and magazines, war, popular music... more...

  • Too Much Too Youngby Sheila Whiteley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Too Much Too Young investigates how age and gender have shaped the careers and images of pop music stars, examining the role of youth and youthfulness in pop music through a series of themed case studies. Whiteley begins by investigating the exploitation of child stars such as Brenda Lee and Michael Jackson, offering a psychoanalytic reading... more...

  • Sexing the Grooveby Sheila Whiteley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Sexing the Groove discusses these issues and many more, bringing together leading music and cultural theorists to explore the relationships between popular music, gender and sexuality. The contributors, who include Mavis Beayton, Stella Bruzzi, Sara Cohen, Sean Cubitt, Keith Negus and Will Straw, debate how popular music performers, subcultures,... more...

  • Women and Popular Musicby Sheila Whiteley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Women and Popular Music explores the changing role of women musicians and the ways in which their songs resonate in popular culture. Sheila Whiteley begins by examining the counter-culture's reactionary attitudes to women through the lyrics of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. She explores the ways in which artists like Joplin and Joni Mitchell... more...

  • The Space Between the Notesby Sheila Whiteley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    The Space Between the Notes examines a series of relationships central to sixties counter-culture: psychedelic coding and rock music, the Rolling Stones and Charles Manson, the Beatles and the `Summers of love', Jimi Hendrix and hallucinogenics, Pink Floyd and space rock. Sheila Whiteley combines musicology and socio-cultural analysis to illuminate... more...

  • Queering the Popular Pitchby Sheila Whiteley; Jennifer Rycenga

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Queering the Popular Pitch is a new collection of 19 essays that situate queering within the discourse of sex and sexuality in relation to popular music. This investigation addresses the changing debates within gay, lesbian and queer discourse in relation to the dissemination of musical texts -performance, cultural production and sexual meaning... more...

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