compiled by Marie McCarthy
University of Maryland
Note: The following bibliographies are presented below:
- General Sociology and Social Theory [alphabetical]
- Sociology of Education [chronological]
- Sociology of Music [chronological]
- Sociology of Music Education [chronological]
- Listing of the contents of McCarthy, Marie, ed., “Social and Cultural Contexts”, in New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning.
Edited by Richard J. Colwell and Carol P. Richardson. Oxford University Press in cooperation with MENC: National Association for Music Education, 2002, Part V, pp. 563-753.
General Sociology and Social Theory [alphabetical]*
Attali, Jacques. The Labyrinth in Culture and Society: Pathways to Wisdom. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1998.
Ball, Stephen J., ed. Foucault and Education: Disciplines and Knowledge. London and New York: Routledge, 1990.
Berger, Peter L., and Thomas Luckmann. The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise on the Sociology of Knowledge. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1966.*
Bourdieu, Pierre. Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste. Trans. by Richard Nice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.*
Bourdieu, Pierre. The Logic of Practice. Trans. by R. Nice. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press; Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 1990.
Durkheim, Emile. The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. Trans. by Carol Cosman. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press, 2001.*
Elias, Norbert. The Civilizing Process: Power and Civility. Trans. by Edmund Jephcott. New York: Urizen Books, 1978.*
Foucault, Michel. The Archaeology of Knowledge. Trans. by A. M. Sheridan Smith. London: Tavistock Publishers, 1972.
Giddens, Anthony. The Constitution of Society: An Outline of the Theory of Structuration. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1984.*
Goffman, Erving. The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh, 1956.*
Habermas, Jürgen. The Theory of Communicative Action. Trans. by Thomas McCarthy. 2 vols. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1984-87.*
Johnson, Allan G. The Forest for the Trees: An Introduction to Sociological Thinking. San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991.
Mead, George Herbert. Mind, Self and Society: From the Standpoint of a Social Behaviorist. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1934.*
Merton, Robert K. Social Theory and Social Structure. Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1957.*
Mills, Charles Wright. The Sociological Imagination. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. [Original 1959].*
Parsons, Talcott. The Social System. Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1951.*
Rainbow, Paul, ed. The Foucault Reader. New York: Pantheon Books, 1984.
Schatzki, T. R., Karin Knorr Cetina, and Eike von Savigny, eds. The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory. London: Routledge, 2000.
Wallerstein, Immanuel. The Modern World-System. New York: Academic Press, 1976.*
Weber, Max. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Trans. by Talcott Parsons. London: G Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1930.*
Weber, Max. Basic Concepts in Sociology. Trans. and with intro. by H. P. Secher. New York: Philosophical Library, 1962.
Weber, Max. Economy and Society: An Outline of Interpretive Sociology. Ed. by Guenther Roth and Claus Wittich. Trans. by Ephraim Fischoff, et al. New York: Bedminster Press, 1968.*
*Sources marked with * appeared on the list of the top 15 sociology books of the 20th c., based on a 2001 survey carried out by the International Sociological Association (ISA).
Sociology of Education [chronological]
Dewey, John. The School and Society. Rev. ed. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1915.
Snedden, D. A Digest of Educational Sociology. New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University, 1920.
Parsons, Talcott. The Social System. Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1951.
Durkheim, Emile. Education and Sociology. Trans. by S. D. Fox; Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1956.
Rosenthal, R., and L. Jacobson. Pygmalion in the Classroom. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1968.
Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Trans. by Myra B. Maros. New York: Herder and Herder, 1970.
Illich, Ivan. Deschooling Society. New York: Harper and Row, 1971.
Bernstein, Basil B. Class, Codes and Control: Theoretical Studies Towards a Sociology of Language. 4 Vols. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1971-90.
Young, Michael F. D., ed. Knowledge and Control: New Directions for the Sociology of Education. London: Collier-Macmillan, 1971.
Bernstein, Basil B. Class and Pedagogies: Visible and Invisible. Paris: OECD Publications Center, 1975.
Bowles, Samuel, and Herbert Gintis. Schooling in Capitalist America: Education Reform and the Contradictions of Economic Life. New York: Basic Books, 1976.
Bourdieu, Pierre, and Jean-Claude Passeron. Reproduction in Education, Society, and Culture. Trans. by Richard Nice. London and Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1977.
Karabel, Jerome, and A. H. Halsey, eds. Power and Ideology in Education. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.
Giroux, Henry A. Ideology, Culture and the Process of Schooling. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1981.
Apple, Michael W., ed. Cultural and Economic Reproduction in Education: Essays on Class, Ideology, and the State. London and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1982.
Apple, Michael W. Education and Power. Boston, MA: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1982.
Giroux, Henry A., and Roger I. Simon, eds. Popular Culture, Schooling, and Everyday Life. New York: Bergin and Garvey, 1989.
Giroux, H. Postmodernism, Feminism, and Cultural Politics: Redrawing Educational Boundaries. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991.
Apple, Michael W. Official Knowledge: Democratic Education in a Conservative Age. New York: Routledge, 1993.
deMarrais, Kathleen Bennett, and Margaret D. LeCompte. The Way Schools Work: A Sociological Analysis of Education. 3rd ed. New York: Longman, 1999.
Hallinan, Maureen T., ed. Handbook of the Sociology of Education. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2000.
Ballantine, Jeanne H., and J. Z. Spade, eds. Schools and Society. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2000.
Ballantine, Jeanne H. The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2001.
Sociology of Music [chronological]
Mueller, John. “A Sociological Approach to Musical Behavior.” Ethnomusicology, 7/3 (1963): 216-20.
Silbermann, Alphons. The Sociology of Music. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1963.
Merriam, Alan P. The Anthropology of Music. Chicago, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1964.
Etzkorn, K. Peter., ed. Music and Society: The Later Writings of Paul Honigsheim. New York and London: John Wiley & Sons, 1973. [A second edition published in 1989.]
Blacking, John. How Musical is Man? Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1973.
Adorno, Theodor W. Introduction to the Sociology of Music. Trans. by E. B. Ashton. New York: The Seabury Press, 1976.
Attali, Jacques. Noise: The Political Economy of Music. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1977.
Shepherd, John, et al. Whose Music? A Sociology of Musical Languages. New Brunswick and London: Transaction Books, 1977.
Small, Christopher. Music-Society-Education. London, UK: John Calder, 1977.
Becker, Howard S. Art Worlds. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1982.
Ballantine, Christopher. Music and Its Social Meanings. New York: Gordon and Breach, Science Publishers, 1984.
Supicic, Ivo. Music in Society: A Guide to the Sociology of Music. Sociology of Music No. 4. Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon Press, 1987.
Leppert, R., and Susan McClary, eds. Music and Society: The Politics of Composition, Performance and Reception. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1987.
Foster, Arnold, and Judith R. Lau, eds. Art and Society: Readings in the Sociology of the Arts. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1989.
Finnegan, Ruth. The Hidden Musicians: Music-making in an English Town. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Kaplan, Max. The Arts: A Social Perspective. London and Toronto: Associated University Press, 1990.
Shepherd, John. Music as Social Text. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1991.
Blaukopf, Kurt. Musical Life in a Changing Society: Aspects of Music Sociology. Trans. by David Marinelli. Portland, OR: Amadeus Press, 1992. [Original, 1982]
Craft, Susan D., Daniel Cavicchi, and Charles Keil. My Music. Hanover and London: Wesleyan University Press, 1993.
Epstein, Jonathon S., ed. Adolescents and Their Music: If It’s Too Loud, You’re Too Old. New York and London: Garland Publishing, Ind., 1994.
Keil, Charles, and Steven Feld. Music Grooves: Essays and Dialogues. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1994.
Martin, Peter J. Sounds and Society: Themes in the Sociology of Music. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1995.
Shepherd, John, and Wicke, Peter. Music and Cultural Theory. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1997.
Leyshon, Andrew, David Matless, and George Revill. The Place of Music. New York: Guilford Press, 1998.
Small, Christopher. Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening. Hanover and London: Wesleyan University Press, 1998.
DeNora, Tia. Music in Everyday Life. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Scott, Derek B., ed. Music, Culture and Society: A Reader. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Sociology of Music Education [chronological]
Mursell, James L. Human Values in Music Education. New York: Silver, Burdett and Co., 1934.
Mursell, James L., and Glenn, Mabelle. The Psychology of School Music Teaching. New York, NY: Silver Burdett Co., 1937.
Mueller, John H. “Music and Education: A Sociological Approach.” In Basic Concepts in Music Education. Ed. Nelson B. Henry. Chicago, IL: The National Society for the Study of Education, 1958.
Riedel, Johannes. “The Function of Sociability in the Sociology of Music and Music Education.” Journal of Research in Music Education, 12/2 (Summer 1964): 149-58.
Kaplan, Max. Foundations and Frontiers of Music Education. New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1966.
Farnsworth, Paul R. The Social Psychology of Music. 2d. ed. Ames, IA: Iowa State University, 1969.
Tellstrom, A. Theodore. Music in American Education: Past and Present. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1971.
McAllister, David, ed. Becoming Human Through Music: The Wesleyan Symposium on the Perspectives of Social Anthropology in the Teaching and Learning of Music. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1984.
Vulliamy, G., and J. Shepherd. “The Application of a Critical Sociology to Music Education.” British Journal of Music Education, 1(3), (1984): 247-66.
Lundquist, Barbara R. “A Sociomusical Research Agenda for Music in Higher Education.” Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education 86 (1986): 53-70.
Kaplan, Max. “Society, Sociology, and Music Education.” In J. T. Gates, ed. Music Education in the United States: Contemporary Issues. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1988.
Roberts, Brian. A. A Place to Play: The Social World of University Schools of Music. St. John’s: Memorial University, 1991.
Gates, J. Terry. “Music Participation: Theory, Research, and Policy.” Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 109 (Summer 1991): 1-35.
Jorgensen, Estelle R. “On Building Social Theories of Music Education. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, 116 (Spring 1993): 33-50.
Bowman, Wayne D. “Sound, Society, and Music ‘Proper'”. Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2/1 (Spring 1994): 14-24.
Elliott, David J. Music Matters: A New Philosophy of Music Education. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Jorgensen, Estelle R. In Search of Music Education. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997.
Roberts, Brian A. “The Sociological Grid to Curriculum Inquiry in Music Education.” In Roger Rideout, ed. On the Sociology of Music Education. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997.
Rideout, Roger, ed. On the Sociology of Music Education. Norman, OK: The University of Oklahoma, 1997.
Hargreaves, David J., and North, Adrian C., eds. The Social Psychology of Music. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Green, Lucy. Music, Gender, Education. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Bowman, Wayne D. “Music as Social and Political Force.” In Philosophical Perspectives on Music. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Rideout, Roger R., and Stephen J. Paul, eds. On the Sociology of Music Education II: Papers from the Music Education Symposium at the University of Oklahoma. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts, 2000.
Green, Lucy. How Popular Musicians Learn: A Way Ahead for Music Education. London, UK: University of London, Institute of Education; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2001.
McCarthy, Marie, ed. “Social and Cultural Contexts Section,” in the New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning. Edited by Richard J. Colwell and Carol P. Richardson. Oxford University Press in cooperation with MENC: National Association for Music Education, 2002, Part V, pp. 563-753. (See contents below.)
Froehlich, Hildegard, and Marie McCarthy. Music-Sociology-Education: Vital Perspectives for the Music Teacher. Prentice-Hall, in progress.
Social and Cultural Contexts [chronological]
pp. 563-753 of New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning
This is a listing of the chapters in Marie McCarthy, ed., “Social and Cultural Contexts”, in New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning. Edited by Richard J. Colwell and Carol P. Richardson. Oxford University Press in cooperation with MENC: National Association for Music Education, 2002, Part V, pp. 563-753.
Introduction – Marie McCarthy
Perspectives from the Sociology of Music
The Sociology of Education and Connections to Music Education Research
Stephen J Paul and Jeanne H Ballantine
Transforming Research in Music Education History
Social Psychology and Music Education
Adrian North, David J Hargreaves, and Mark Tarrant
Feminism, Feminist Research and Gender Research in Music Education: A Selective Overview
Roberta Lamb, Sondra Howe, and Lori-Anne Dolloff
The Social Construction of Music Teacher: Identity in Undergraduate Music Education Majors
Paul G Woodford
Music, Culture, Curriculum, and Instruction
Barbara R Lundquist
Music Transmission and Learning
C Kati Szego
Community Music: Toward an International Overview
Kari Veblen and Bengt Olsson