Music, Style, and Aging: Growing Old Disgracefully?

Music, Style, and Aging: Growing Old Disgracefully?

By: Andy Bennett (author)Paperback

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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.

About Author

Andy Bennett is Professsor of Cultural Sociology and Director of the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. He is a Faculty Fellow with the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University and author of Culture and Everyday Life, Cultures of Popular Music, and Popular Music and Youth Culture: Music, Identity, and Place.


Acknowledgments Introduction: A Life-Changing Thing I Contextualizing Popular Music and Aging 1 Popular Music and the Aging Audience 2 Individual and Collective Lifestyles of Aging Popular Music Audiences II Case Studies 3 Toning Down the Mohawk: Music, Style, and Aging 4 Career Opportunities: Work, Leisure, and the Aging Popular Music Fan 5 "This Is `Dad House'": Continuity and Conflict among Multigenerational Music Audiences 6 Still "Changing the World"? Music, Aging, and Politics Conclusion: Too Old to Rock and Roll? Appendix: A Note on Methodology Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781439908082
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 226
  • ID: 9781439908082
  • ISBN10: 1439908087

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