This extensively revised new edition of Understanding Popular Music Culture provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the production, distribution, consumption and meaning of popular music and the difficulties and debates that surround the analysis of popular culture and popular music.
Reflecting the continued expansion of popular music studies, the changing music industry and the impact of new technologies, Roy Shuker explores key subjects that shape our experience of music, including music production, musicians and stars, musical texts, music video and MTV, audiences and fans, scenes and subcultures and music as political activism and ideology.
This heavily revised and updated fourth edition includes:
The book now has an accompanying website, with focus questions and further study activities for each chapter, additional case studies and links to relevant websites.
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Roy Shuker is Associate Professor in Media Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His previous publications include Understanding Popular Music Culture (3rd Edition, 2008) and Popular Music: The Key Concepts (3rd Edition, 2012).
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Book Description Routledge, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0415517133
Book Description Routledge, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 4th revised edition. 328 pages. 9.29x6.46x0.79 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0415517133