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Artist Activism: Building Occupational Communities in Risky Times

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter presents a new sociological theory of artist activism that addresses the question of how artist activists fashion their roles as artist activists. Specifically, the theory addresses how ... More


Creating Community in an Individualistic Age

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter describes how artist activists from Nashville are creating a “mechanically solidary” community of entrepreneurial artists alongside and partly from the ranks of an older, organically ... More


Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Daniel B. Cornfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

At a time when the bulwarks of the music industry are collapsing, what does it mean to be a successful musician and artist? How might contemporary musicians sustain their artistic communities? Based ... More


Creating Social Spaces for Artists: Pathways to Becoming an Artistic Social Entrepreneur

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers the pathways to becoming an artistic social entrepreneur. Previous research on social entrepreneurs has emphasized the impact of one's stock of human, social, and cultural ... More


Remembering the Family

Richard Iton

in In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178463
eISBN:
9780199851812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178463.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Because those who are of African descent are at times considered somehow as outcasts in society, and because this line of thinking has become hegemonic over other Americans, African Americans are ... More


Aesthetics and Activism: Gideon Mendel and The Politics of Photographing the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in South Africa

Michael Godby

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the politics of photographing the HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa by focusing on Gideon Mendel, a photojournalist entirely committed to biomedical treatment of the pandemic. ... More


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