Music, Performance, and Activism
This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’...
To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Research in Music
This book examines the phenomenon of child musicians in Western culture, examining the stereotypes associated with child musicians, in terms both of musical repertoire and performance strategies, and also their function in our understandings of what childhood is. Histories of performance abound...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
Popular Music and Identity in the 1960s
Then He Kissed Me, He's A Rebel, Chains, Stop! In the Name of Love all these songs capture the spirit of an era and an image of "girlhood" in post-World War II America that still reverberates today. While there were over 1500 girl groups recorded in the '60s--including key hitmakers like the...
Published February 20th 2007 by Routledge