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ERIC Number: EJ1073455
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0265-0517
What Is Popular Music Studies? Some Observations
Cloonan, Martin
British Journal of Music Education, v22 n1 p77-93 Mar 2005
Popular Music Studies (PMS) is now taught in over 20 higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK and numerous others across the world. This article outlines the constituent parts of PMS in the UK and questions its status as a discipline in its own right. It concludes by arguing that, having established itself, PMS will need to deal with two key pressures in modern academic life--those of conducting research and widening participation. In the former instance, PMS might have to be pragmatic, in the latter lies potential for radicalism.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom