Sociology of Music, Art, Film, TV and Media
Music, Art, Film, TV and Media shape society with their enormous appeal and reach. Exploring how meaning is both made and transmitted in an increasingly visual world. Analysing all kinds of visual texts, whether drawings, paintings, photographs, films, advertisements, television programs or new media forms.
Sociology of Music, Sociology of Arts, Sociology of Films, Books on Music, Art, Film, TV and Media, Syllabus, Bibliography, Journals, Articles and Interviews - Music, Articles and Interviews - Film and TV, Lyrics with social content, Mass Communication, Casting Couch
Prime Time Animation: Television Animation & American Culture - Carole A. Stabile, Mark Harrison
The Rise of a Jazz Art World - Book by Paul Lopes
The Cultural Industries - Book by David Hesmondhalgh
Visual Culture - Book by Richard Howells
Cultural Sociology in Practice Book by Laura Desfor Edles
Max Paddison: Adorno's Aesthetics of Music Summarized by Szu-Hsien Lee ... Beyond Adorno's theory of the sociology of music, he also relates this to the autonomous character of Western high art. minotaurz.com/minotaur/edu/aesthetics/Adorno.html
Sociology of popular music Ozomatli - Cut Chemist Suite DJ QBert and Mix Master Mike - Scratching Grand Master Flash - Dont Push Me Farnky Boyz - Jazzy Scratch Farnky Boyz - Reprank Song selections by Prof. Basu: - cs.hmc.edu/~rmcknigh/soc71/music/music.html
Sociology of Music PAPERS WRITTEN BY CHARLES M. BROWN. ... and Alienation: Blues, Spirituals, Secular Thrash, and Christian Thrash Metal - geocities.com/cbrown965/papers.htm
Harry Partch and the Sociology of Composition - furious.com/perfect/harrypartch.html ... Most of his works are large-scale dramas, music-theatre. In a way he was creating sociology, creating unusual events
400 political songwriters, including some greats like Pete Seeger and Charlie King. Centered along the U.S. East Coast. - peoplesmusic.org/
Hard Miles Music: Hard Miles Music is an independent record label devoted to restoring folk music and art to their rightful status within the labor movement. This site contains RealAudio recordings of original labor songs performed by songwriter Phil Cohen and by the Whiteville Apparel Choir of the UNITE Local 1077 needle trades union in Whitevill, NC. The Choir is a regular feature at union conferences and picket lines across the South.
Arts For Social Change - creativity.net/AFSC_96.html
Music, Art, Film, TV and Media - Bibliography
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Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism. London: Verso, 1991.
Andrew Horton. The Films of Theo Angelopoulos: A Cinema of Contemplation.
Andrew Horton. The Last Modernist: The Films of Theo Angelopoulos
Andrzej Wajda. Double Vision: My Life in Film.
Ang, Ien. Living Room Wars: Rethinking Media Audiences for a Postmodern World. New York: Routledge, 1996.
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Arnett Jeffrey, 1991, Adolescent and Heavy Metal music, in Youth and Society, 23 (I), pp.76-98.
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Bryson Bethany, 1996, Anything but Heavy Metal: symbolic exclusion and musical dislikes, in American Sociological Review, 61 (5), pp.884-899.
Byg, Barton. Landscapes Of Resistance: The German Films Of Daniele Huillet And Jean Marie Straub. Berkeley: U of California P, 1995.
Charles Musser selected chapters in "Before the Nickleodeon", Berkeley, Univ. of California Press. 1991.
Clifford, James. The Predicament of Culture. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1988.
Coates, Paul. Film At The Intersection Of High And Mass Culture. Cambridge ; Cambridge UP, 1994.
Corrigan, Timothy. New German Film: The Displaced Image. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983.
Davis, Jim, Thomas Hirschl, and Michael Stack. Eds. Cutting Edge: Technology, Informatin, Capitalism, and Social Revolution. London: Verso, 1997.
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Donald Kirihara. Patterns of Time: Mizoguchi and the 1930s.
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Douglas Gomery. Shared Pleasures. U of Wisconsin Press, 1992.
Elsaesser, Thomas and Kay Hoffmann, eds. Cinema Futures: Cain, Abel or Cable? The Screen Arts in the Digital Age. Amsterdam: Amsterdam UP, 1998.
Elsaesser, Thomas. New German Cinema: A History. London: BFI, 1989.
Epstein, Multiplexities. The New Yorker. 1998.
Fabian, Johannes. Time and the Other: How Antorpology Makes its Object. New York: Columbia UP, 1983.
Fehrenbach, Heide. Cinema In Democratizing Germany. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1995.
Ferrarotti Franco, 1995, Homo sentiens - Giovani e musica. La rinascita della comunitÓ dallo spirito della nuova musica, Liguori Editore, Napoli.
Finney, Angus. The State of European Cinema: A new Dose of Reality. London: Cassell, 1996.
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Ginsberg, Terri and Kirsten Moana Thompson. Eds. Perspectives on German Cinema. New York: G.K. Hall, 1996.
Goodwin, Peter. Television under the Tories: Broadcasting Policy 1979-1997. London: BFI, 1998.
Gramsci, Antonio. Notes from the Prison Notebooks.
Grant, Barry Keith, ed. Film Genre Reader. Austin: U of Texas P, 1995.
Habermas, JŘrgen. The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere. Cambridge: MIT, 1991 (1962).
Hamm Mark S., 1995, Hammer of Gods Revisited: Neo-Nazi Skinheads, Domestic Terrorism, and the Rise of the New Protest Music, in Ferrell Jeff, Sanders Clinton R. (a cura di).
Handel. Ch.1 "The development and nature of film audience research".
Harris Keith, 2000, Roots?: the relationship between the global and the local within the extreme Metal scene, in Popular Music, 19 (1), pp.13-29.
Herbert Gans. Popular Culture and High Culture. An Analysis and Evaluation of Taste. Baisc Books. 1999 (edition).
Hjort, Mette, and Scott MacKenzie. Cinema And Nation. New York: Routledge, 2000.
Horkheimer, Max, and Theodor Adorno. Dialectic of Enlightenment. (culture industry discussion)
Ivone Margulies. Nothing Happens: Chantal Akerman's Hyperrealist Everyday.
James Quandt. Shohei Imamura (Cinematheque Ontario Monographs, No. 1).
Jameson, Fredric, and Masao Miyoshi, eds. The cultures of globalization. Durham: Duke University Press, 1998.
Jameson, Fredric. Geopolitical Aesthetic:Cinema & Space in the World System Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995.
Jameson, Fredric. Postmodernism, or, the cultural logic of late Capitalism. Durham : Duke University Press,1991.
Jason E. Squire. Industry Economic and Profile. In The Movie Business Book. 1992.
Jean Drum and Dale D. Drum. My Only Great Passion: The Life and Films of Carl Theodor Dreyer.
Jonathan Rosenbaum. Film: The Front Line 1983
Kaes, Anton. From Hitler To Heimat: The Return Of History As Film. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1989.
Kathryn Fuller. " The Cook and Harris High Class Moving Picture Company" Chapter 1. in At the Picture Show. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1996.
Kathryn Fuller. At the Picture Show. Small Town Audiences and the Creation of Movie Fan Culture. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1996.
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Lister, Martin. ed. The Photographic Image in Digital Culture. New York: Routledge, 1995.
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Lynxwiler John, Gay David, 2000, Moral boundaries and deviant music: public attitudes toward Heavy Metal and Rap, in Deviant Behavior, 21, pp.63-85.
Menon Arianna, 1999, Il malessere sociale attraverso la musica e i fenomeni settari: il caso Marilyn Manson e il millenarismo, FacoltÓ di Scienze Politiche, UniversitÓ di Bologna, a.a.1999-2000.
Thornton Sarah, 1995, Dai Club ai Rave - Musica, media e capitale sottoculturale, Feltrinelli, Milano, 1998.
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Chesney-Lind Meda, 1999, Media Misogyny: Demonizing Violent Girls and Women, in Ferrell Jeff, Websdale Neil (a cura di).
Critcher Chas, 2003, Moral panics and the media, Open University Press, Buckingham.
Erjavec Karmen, 2003, Media construction of identity through moral panics: discourses of immigration in Slovenia, in Journal of Ethnic Migration Studies, 29 (1), pp.83-101.
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Howe Adrian, 1999, The War Against Women: Media Representations of Mens Violence Against Women in Australia, in Ferrell Jeff, Websdale Neil (a cura di).
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Benedict Helen, 1992, Virgin or Vamp - How the press covers sex crimes, Oxford University Press, New York-Oxford.
Braden William, 1973, LSD and the press, in Cohen Stanley, Young Jock (a cura di).
Frith Simon, 1978, Sociologia del Rock, Feltrinelli,Milano, 1982.
Cloonan Martin, Garofalo Reebee (a cura di), 2003, Policing Pop, Temple University Press, Philadelphia.
McNair Brian, 1996, Mediated Sex - Pornography & Postmodern Culture, Arnold, London.
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Pearce Frank, 1973, How to be immoral and ill, pathetic and dangerous, all at the
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Surette Ray (a cura di), 1984, Justice and the Media - Issues and Research, Charles C Thomas Publisher, Springfield.
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