“But what if they call the police?” Applied Ethnomusicology and Urban Activism in the United States

  • Maureen Loughran

Abstract

This article explores the difficulties and necessities of applied ethnomusicological research in an urban American neighborhood. A theory of method for activist centered work which connects academia with local, grassroots communities is discussed as well as the challenges of positioning oneself as an applied ethnomusicologist in the field. 

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Published
2008-12-01
How to Cite
LoughranM. (2008). “But what if they call the police?” Applied Ethnomusicology and Urban Activism in the United States. Musicological Annual, 44(1), 51-68. https://doi.org/10.4312/mz.44.1.51-68
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