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Professor Stan Hawkins

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  • Queerness in Pop Musicby Stan Hawkins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.85

    This book investigates the phenomenon of queering in popular music and video, interpreting the music of numerous pop artists, styles, and idioms. The focus falls on artists, such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Boy George, Diana Ross, Rufus Wainwright, David Bowie, Azealia Banks, Zebra Katz, Freddie Mercury, the Pet Shop Boys, George Michael, and many others.... more...

  • Critical Musicological Reflectionsby Stan Hawkins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 51.28

    This collection of original essays is in tribute to the work of Derek Scott on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. As one of the leading lights in Critical Musicology, Scott has helped shape the epistemological direction for music research since the late 1980s. There is no doubt that the path taken by the critical musicologist has been a tricky... more...

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Genderby Stan Hawkins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.85

    Why is gender inseparable from pop songs? What can gender representations in musical performances mean? Why are there strong links between gender, sexuality and popular music? The sound of the voice, the mix, the arrangement, the lyrics and images, all link our impressions of gender to music. Numerous scholars writing about gender in popular music... more...

  • The British Pop Dandyby Stan Hawkins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 51.28

    Who are pop dandies? Why are stars like David Bowie, Jarvis Cocker, Pete Doherty and Robbie Williams so dandified? Taking up a wide range of British pop stars, Hawkins seeks to find out why so many have cast themselves in roles that often take style to absurd extremes. In this study, male pop artists are mapped against a cultural and historical background... more...

  • Pop Music and Easy Listeningby Stan Hawkins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 294.95

    What defines pop music? Why do we consider some styles as easier listening than others? Arranged in three parts: Aesthetics and Authenticity - Groove, Sampling and Industry - Subjectivity, Ethnicity and Politics, this collection of essays by a group of international scholars deals with these questions in diverse ways. This volume prepares the reader... more...

  • Settling the Pop Scoreby Stan Hawkins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.85

    The analysis of popular music forces us to rethink the assumptions that underpin our approaches to the study of Western music. Not least, it brings to the fore an idea that many musicologists still find uncomfortable - that commercial production and consumption can be aligned with artistic authenticity. Reading pop texts takes place through dialogue... more...

  • Prince: The Making of a Pop Music Phenomenonby Stan Hawkins; Sarah Niblock

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.44

    The career of the prolific pop artist Prince has become inextricably intertwined with the history of popular music since the late 1970s. This multi-instrumental icon, who remains one of the highest-grossing live performers in America, has been called a genius for his musicianship, composition and incredible performances. But Prince holds iconic status... more...

  • Musical Performanceby Stan Godlovitch

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.89

    Most music we hear comes to us via a recording medium on which sound has been stored. Such remoteness of music heard from music made has become so commonplace it is rarely considered. Musical Performance: A Philosophical Study considers the implications of this separation for live musical performance and music-making. Rather than examining the... more...

  • Practical Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacologyby Stan Kutcher

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 114.00

    This important book synthesises findings about drug treatments for children with a broad range of psychiatric disorders. more...

  • The Body Is a Clear Placeby Erick Hawkins

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95

    The Body is a Clear Place is a collection of ten intelligent, lyrical essays that serve as a testament to Erick Hawkins' long career in dance. The last two essays were written especially for this volume while the first eight essays were collected from speeches, statements and articles Hawkins has written. The essays are framed by a foreword written... more...