Literature on Critical Studies


Barker, C. (2008). Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice. London: Sage.

Barthes, R. (2008). The Death of the Author. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell.

Belfiore, E. and Bennett O. (2008). The Social Impact of the Arts: An Intellectual History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Benjamin, W. (1968). The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. In: Illuminations. New York: Shocken.

Bennett, T. (1998). Cultural studies: The Foucault Effect. In: Culture. A Reformer’s Science. London: Sage Publications.

Bishop, C. (2012). Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship. London: Verso.

Born, G. and Hesmondhalgh, D. (eds.) (2000). Western Music and Its Others: Difference, Representation, and Appropriation in Music. Oakland: University of California.

Bourdieu, P. (1986). The Forms of Capital. In Richardson, J. (ed). Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education. New York: Greenwood.

Brottman, M. (2005). High Theory/Low Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cage, J. (1968). Silence: Lectures and Writings. London: Calder and Boyars.

Cook, N. (1998). ‘Music and Gender’. In: Music: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Counsell, C. and Wolf, L. (Eds.) (2001). Performing gender and sexual identity. In: Performance Analysis: An Introductory Coursebook. London: Routledge.

DeNora, T. (2000). Music in Everyday Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Eagleton, T. (2000). The Idea of Culture. London: Blackwell.

Goffman, E. (1959). The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. New York: Doubleday.

Green A. (2008). Cultural History Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hall, S. (1991). The Local and the Global: Globalization and Ethnicity. In King, A. (ed.) Culture, Globalization and the World-System. Binghamton: Department of Art and Art History, State University of New York.

Hall, S. (2005). Whose heritage? Un-settling ‘the heritage’, re-imagining the post-nation. In Littler, Jo and Naidoo, R (eds.) The Politics of Heritage. The Legacies of Race. London: Psychology Press.

Malzacher, F. (2014). Putting the Urinal back in the Restroom. In Malzacher F. and Herbst S. (eds.) Truth is concrete. A Handbook for Artistic Strategies in Real Politics. Berlin: Sternberg Press.

Manuel, P. (1988). Popular Musics of the Non-Western World: An Introductory Survey. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

McClary, Susan. (1991). Feminine Endings: Music, Gender, and Sexuality. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. (Excerpt TBC)

Renshaw, P. (2013). Being in Tune: A Provocation Paper. London: Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
*Chapter 4 of this publication can be found in the reader.

Russolo, L.  The Art of Noise:

Sewell, W. (2005). Logics of History. Social Theory and Social Transformation. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

Small, C. (1998). Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening. Hanover NH: University Press of New England.

Smith, L. (2006). The Uses of Heritage. London: Routledge.

Storey, J. (1993). An Introductory Guide to Cultural Theory and Popular Culture. Athens: The University of Georgia Press.

Timothy D. and Boyd S. (2003). Heritage Tourism. Harlow: Pearson.

Weidman, A. (2006). Singing the Classical, Voicing the Modern: The Postcolonial Politics of Music in South India. Durham: Duke University Press.

Williams, P. and Chrisman, L. (eds.) (1994). Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory: A Reader. New York: Columbia University Press.

Williams, R. (1983). Culture: Keywords. New York: Oxford University Press.