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Music and the Sociological GazeArt Worlds and Cultural Production$
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Peter J. Martin

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780719072161

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001

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Music and the sociological gaze

Music and the sociological gaze

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Music and the Sociological Gaze
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Peter J. Martin

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0002

Sociology, like music, is a fragmented field. Just as people attach themselves to ‘old’ and ‘new’ musicological work, so there are old and new sociologies, with the latter tending to reject ‘structural’ explanations in favour of approaches which understand patterns of social organisation as the outcome of collaborative interactional practices. This chapter suggests some of the ways in which the agenda of the sociology of music may differ from that of musicology, but yet make a distinctive contribution to the understanding of musical practices in their cultural contexts.

Keywords:   music, musicology, sociology, musical practices, cultural contexts, social organisation

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