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Introduction

Dan Laughey

in Music and Youth Culture

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780748623808
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653034 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623808.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to understand how music interacts with young people's everyday lives. In relation to a considerable and expanding body of previous research in this subject area, it adopts an interactionist perspective to shed light on orthodox structuralist frameworks for conceptualising youth music cultures. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: music; youth; young people; youth culture

Chapter.  5397 words. 

Subjects: Cultural Studies

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