ISBN-10:
0415641950
ISBN-13:
9780415641951
Pub. Date:
01/18/2013
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Understanding Society through Popular Music / Edition 2

Understanding Society through Popular Music / Edition 2

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Overview

Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, the second edition of Understanding Society through Popular Music uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life to their study of sociology. The new edition has been updated with cutting edge thinking on and current examples of subcultures, politics, and technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415641951
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/18/2013
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Joseph A. Kotarba, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at Texas State University and a faculty member at the Institute for Translational Sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. His major areas of scholarly interest are culture, science, health and illness, deviance, everyday life social theory, and qualitative methods.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface Introduction 1. Social Interaction 2. The Family 3. The Self, Identity, and Life Course 4. Youth, Deviance, and Subcultures 5. Religion, Politics, and Popular Music 6. Class and Gender7. Hip-hop Culture and Social Change 8. Music and Social Media 9. Business in the Music Community 10.The Globalization of Popular Music:A Focus on Women in Poland Bibliography Contributors Cover Acknowledgments Index

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