Boys on the Outer: Themes in Male Engagement with Music

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Title Boys on the Outer: Themes in Male Engagement with Music
Author Harrison, Scott David
Journal Name Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies
Year Published 2010
Place of publication United States
Publisher Men's Studies Press
Abstract This paper examines the cause of exclusionary practices in music, documenting the core values that underpin this issue in relation to males' engagement with music. The focus for the paper is on the way in which gender has been one of the primary principles for the exclusion of boys, based on presumptions without foundation except in the erroneous hegemonic stereotypical images that prevail in social institutions such as schools. Through historical investigation of philosophy and practice combined with results from interviews with participants, the study reveals experiences in relation to genderbased exclusion from music. It concludes by offering an insight into approaches that deal with addressing this issue.
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Volume 4
Issue Number 1
Page from 39
Page to 53
ISSN 1931-9045
Date Accessioned 2010-05-06
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute for Educational Research; Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre
Faculty Faculty of Education
Subject Education
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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