Popular Music, Policy, and Education

Gareth Dylan Smith and Zack Moir In: The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Policy Abstract: This chapter explores links between cultural, economic and education policy and music education, focusing mostly on the contexts of the United Kingdom and the United States. Taking a broad view of what constitutes policy, the authors discuss how ideology, tradition …

Popular Music and Critical Consciousness in Higher Education: Cultural Invasion, False Generosity and fear of Freedom

ABSTRACT: Over the last half-century, Paulo Freire‚Äôs ideas have influenced progressive educators from a wide range of fields and disciplines, internationally. Although there has been some consideration of his work in relation to the field of music education, few scholars within the relatively new area of popular music education have dealt with or explicitly drawn …