Music Versus Sport: What's the Score

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Title Music Versus Sport: What's the Score
Author Harrison, Scott David
Journal Name Australian Journal of Music Education
Editor David Forrest
Year Published 2003
Place of publication Parkville, Victoria
Publisher Australian Society for Music Education
Abstract Australian schools perpetuate systems that support hegemonic masculinity by which women and nontraditional males are dis-empowered and subordinated. This is often achieved through the rewarding of success in sports and traditionally masculine academic areas such as maths and sciences. Simultaneously, success in the arts is often marginalized. For boys, particularly those in the middle schooling years (ages 11 to 13), this can have an effect on whether boys participate in music at all. For those who do participate, the range of activities can be limited by the social acceptability of their instrument or preferred musical style. In many schools, there is an unhealthy divide between music and sport. This article examines the relationship between sport and music and offers some insights based on recent research.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
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Copyright Statement Copyright 2003 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Self-archiving of the author-manuscript version is not yet supported by this publisher. Please refer to the journal link for access to the definitive, published version or contact the author for more information.
Volume 2003
Issue Number 1
Edition 2003
Page from 10
Page to 15
ISSN 0004-9484
Date Accessioned 2006-07-05
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute for Educational Research; Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre
Faculty Queensland Conservatorium
Subject PRE2009-Music
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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