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Claiming Space: Discourses on Gender, Popular Music, and Social Change


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Title: Claiming Space: Discourses on Gender, Popular Music, and Social Change
Authors: Björck, Cecilia
E-mail: cecilia_bjorck@telia.com
Issue Date: 27-Jan-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Konstnärliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts
Institution: Academy of Music and Drama ; Högskolan för scen och musik
Parts of work: Article 1: Björck, C. (accepted pending revisions). Freedom or Constraint? Readings on Popular Music and Gender. Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education.

Article 2: Björck, C. (2009). Volume, Voice, Volition: Claiming Gendered Space in Popular Music Soundscapes. Finnish Journal of Music Education (Musiikkikasvatus), 12(2), 8–21. ISSN: 1239-3908

Article 3: Björck, C. (2011). Body-Space, Gender, and Performativity in Popular Music Practice. Unpublished manuscript.

Article 4: Björck, C. (2011). Gender, Popular Music, and Claiming Space: The Territory Metaphor. Unpublished manuscript.

Article 5: Björck, C. (2011). A (Musical) Room of One’s Own: Gender, Space, and Learning Popular Music. Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2011-02-25
Disputation: Fredagen den 25 februari 2011, kl 10.00, Lingsalen, Högskolan för scen och musik, Artisten, Fågelsången 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: ArtMonitor
22
Keywords: space
spatiality
popular music
girls
women
gender
social change
agency
music education
discourse analysis
Abstract: This compilation (portfolio) thesis explores how language is used in the context of gender-equity music initiatives to construct ideas about gender, popular music, and social change. More specifically, it examines the use of spatial metaphors and concepts revolving round the idea that girls and women need to “claim space” to participate in popular music practices. The empirical material consists of recorded round-table discussions with staff and participants from four different initiatives in ... more
ISBN: 978-91-978477-1-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/24290
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