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Rock Formation Music, Technology, and Mass Communication by Steven Jones
  

Rock Formation Music, Technology, and Mass Communication

Part of the Feminist Perspective on Communication Series
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Rock Formation Music, Technology, and Mass Communication by Steven Jones

In this introduction to the subject of popular music, the author examines the history and influence of recording technology on popular music and develops a critical analysis of the interplay between technology, sound and creativity. It explains the connections between popular music, technology and mass communication and fills an important gap in the study of popular music.

About the Author

Steve Jones is professor and head of the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is author/editor of numerous books, including Doing Internet Research, The Encyclopedia of New Media, CyberSociety, and Virtual Culture. He is co-founder and president of the Association of Internet Researchers and co-editor of New Media & Society, an international journal of research on new media, technology, and culture. He also edits New Media Cultures, a series of books on culture and technology for Sage Publications, and Digital Formations, a series of books on new media for Peter Lang Publishers.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th May 1992

Author

Steven Jones

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
240 pages

Categories

Rock & Pop music
Anthropology
Media studies
Cultural studies

ISBN

9780803944435

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