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Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Kay Dickinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book offers a study of how certain alliances of music and film are judged aesthetic failures. Based on a fascinating and wide-ranging body of film-music mismatches, and using contemporary ... More


Two Models of Jewish Philosophy: Justifying One's Practices

Daniel Rynhold

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199274864
eISBN:
9780191602450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927486X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Judaism is a religion that historically has emphasized the importance of a set of practical commandments, and in the history of Jewish philosophy various attempts have been made to rationalize or ... More


East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More


Banding Together: How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music

Jennifer C. Lena

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150765
eISBN:
9781400840458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150765.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Why do some music styles gain mass popularity while others thrive in small niches? This book explores this question and reveals the attributes that together explain the growth of twentieth-century ... More


The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

Hugh McLeod

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199298259
eISBN:
9780191711619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298259.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1960s were a time of explosive religious change. In the Christian churches, it was a time of innovation from the ‘new theology’ and ‘new morality’ of Bishop Robinson, to the evangelicalism of the ... More


God and Grace of Body: Sacrament in Ordinary

David Brown

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231829
eISBN:
9780191716218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231829.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book explores the ways in which the symbolic associations of the body and what we do with it have helped shape religious experience and continue to do so. A Church narrowly focused on Christ's ... More


Laboratory Apocalypse

Robert M. Geraci

in Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393026
eISBN:
9780199777136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393026.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Apocalyptic AI is transmitted to roboticists and AI researchers through science fiction and is expressed in pop science as a means of raising the cultural prestige of research and researchers and ... More


Subject‐Position in Music

Eric F. Clarke

in Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter discusses the idea of subject-position in music — a term first developed in film theory. The complementarity of perceiver and environment in Gibson's ecological theory is extended to ... More


Fun^Da^Mental’s “Jihad Rap”

Ted Swedenburg

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Roughly 1.6 million Muslims reside in Britain today, of whom one million are British of South Asian origin, or “BrAsians.” Within a context of increased visibility and notoriety for BrAsian Muslims ... More


Music VCDs and the New Generation: Negotiating Youth, Femininity, and Islam in Indonesia

Suzanne Naafs

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter deals with the images of young female artists prevalent in music video compact disks (VCDs) of national and regional music genres in Indonesia and what they reflect about youth ... More


The Motor-Bike Boys

Paul E. Willis

in Profane Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163697
eISBN:
9781400865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163697.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter presents the politics and experiences of identity as exercised by the motor-bike boys. It first discusses the author's approach to studying the motor-bike boys' culture at large, by ... More


The Golden Age

Paul E. Willis

in Profane Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163697
eISBN:
9781400865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163697.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the musical tastes of the motor-bike boys. Pop music was a manifest and ever-present part of the environment of the motor-bike boys: it pervaded their whole culture. However, ... More


The Creative Age

Paul E. Willis

in Profane Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163697
eISBN:
9781400865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163697.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter reveals the associations between the hippy culture and a certain kind of ‘progressive’ pop music. In sheer quantitative terms, there was a massive interaction between the two. The ... More


Musical Practice and Social Structure: A Toolkit

Tia DeNora

in Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195167498
eISBN:
9780199867707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167498.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter seeks to counterbalance the influence of T. W. Adorno, particularly evident in the “New” musicology of the 1990s, by proposing an agenda for the sociology of music that is focused firmly ... More


Hero on the Pop Chart: Paul Simon and the Aesthetics of World Music

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the collaboration between the South African choral isicathamiya group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and US pop star Paul Simon on the Grammy Award winning album “Graceland” in ... More


A Doll from India, Mr. Mahmud, and the Elvis of Indonesia

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter traces in musicological detail the historical connection between dangdut and orkes Melayu of the 1950s and 1960s in the urban environments of Jakarta and Surabaya. The chapter discusses ... More


Music and Rakyat: Constructing “the People” in Dangdut

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In the early 1970s, the Indian-based music played in orkes Melayu described in chapters two and three crystallized into “dangdut.” The notion of dangdut as the music of “the people”–the majority of ... More


Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Beng Huat Chua

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The emergence of East Asian Pop Culture as an integrated regional media cultural economy is a result of the penetration of Japanese and Korean pop cultures into the historically well established ... More


Conclusion: Afterglow

Gage Averill

in Four Parts, No Waiting: A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116724
eISBN:
9780199849550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116724.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Barbershop quartet singing played no small part in American culture and this has caused some historians to look at the barbershop music as a fusion of both black and white contributions and other ... More


♦ ♦ Pop Stars Who Can’t Act and the Limits of Celebrity “Flexibility”

Kay Dickinson

in Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines a particular type of film and music combination in which pop music stars appear in motion pictures. It suggests that these films exemplify film-music alliances that do not work. ... More


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