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Silent Disco

Author : Lachlan Philpott
ISBN : 0868199613
Genre : Australian drama
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Tamara and Jasyn are in love. Jasyn lives with Aunty and his brother Dane is in prison for dealing. Jasyn wants to take Tamara to the formal, but he hasnt got the cash. In a world of absent mothers and missing fathers, Mrs Petchall battles to keep another year of students out of the ranks of the vanished. The Outsiders is on the syllabus again, but instead of Socs and Greasers, this is the world of Speds and Skanks -- fuelled by Red Bull and powered by iPods. It can be hard to find your own rhythm when everyone is marching to the beat of a different drum.
Category: Australian drama

Media Life

Author : Mark Deuze
ISBN : 9780745650005
Genre : Social Science
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'Media Life' is a primer on how we may think of our lives as lived in - rather than with - media. The book uses the way media functions today as a prism to understand key issues in contemporary society, where reality is open source, identities are always under construction, and private life is lived in public forever more.
Category: Social Science

Community Based Media Pedagogies

Author : Bronwen Low
ISBN : 9781317480983
Genre : Education
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Participatory media is a tool for individual and community education and development, allowing students to express and share their ideas and opinions, and to contribute to the production of the commons. Vital to the storytelling in these community spaces is listening—the listening of project facilitators to participants, of participants to each other, and of the public to the stories that emerge through these projects. Community-based Media Pedagogies examines the role of listening across community media sites to explore its relational qualities and to identify the kinds of teaching and learning that happen in these spaces. Drawing on community media projects and pedagogies across New York, Toronto, and Montreal, this volume documents the stories of racialized and marginalized minority youth and immigrants, and explores which relations and spaces facilitate listening.
Category: Education

The Bloomsbury Handbook Of Popular Music Education

Author : Zack Moir
ISBN : 9781350049437
Genre : Education
File Size : 39.97 MB
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The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Educationdraws together current thinking and practice on popular music education from empirical, ethnographic, sociological and philosophical perspectives. Through a series of unique chapters from authors working at the forefront of music education, this book explores the ways in which an international group of music educators each approach popular music education. Chapters discuss pedagogies from across the spectrum of formal to informal learning, including “outside” and “other” perspectives that provide insight into the myriad ways in which popular music education is developed and implemented. The book is organized into the following sections: - Conceptualizing Popular Music Education - Musical, Creative and Professional Development - Originating Popular Music - Popular Music Education in Schools - Identity, Meaning and Value in Popular Music Education - Formal Education, Creativities and Assessment Contributions from academics, teachers, and practitioners make this an innovative and exciting volume for students, teachers, researchers and professors in popular music studies and music education.
Category: Education

Constructing Urban Space With Sounds And Music

Author : Dr Ricciarda Belgiojoso
ISBN : 9781472424662
Genre : Social Science
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While we are used to looking around us, we are less used to listening to what happens around us. And yet, the noises we produce reveal our way of life, and learning to master them is a necessity. This book aims at drawing the reader’s attention to the sound of the urban environment. The topic is by its very nature complex, as it involves sounds and noises, urban space and social activities. Using an interdisciplinary approach, it examines a heterogeneous selection of experimentations from the domains of music, art and architecture. Significant case studies of pieces of music, public art works and scientific research in the field of urban planning are analyzed, investigating the methods that have been adopted and the aural processes that have been generated. It then uses the findings to reconstruct the underlying theories and practices and to show what might be drawn from these procedures applied to urban planning. The overall objective is to learn to build and enrich space with sound, arguing that there is a need to reconsider architecture and urban planning beyond building, and to look to the world of the arts and other disciplines. In doing so, the book guides the reader toward a sensorial architecture, and more generally toward consciously creating environmental architecture which is sustainable and connects with art and which diffuses a culture of sound.
Category: Social Science

Post Truth Silent Disco

Author : Francesca Beard
ISBN : 0857482734
Genre : Children's writings, English
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Category: Children's writings, English


Author : Kazine Phoenix
ISBN : 9781291006667
Genre :
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Playing With Something That Runs

Author : Mark J. Butler
ISBN : 9780199912261
Genre : Music
File Size : 85.78 MB
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Winner of the 2015 PMIG Outstanding Publication Award from the Society of Music Theory The DJs and laptop performers of electronic dance music use preexistent elements such as vinyl records and digital samples to create fluid, dynamic performances. These performances are also largely improvised, evolving in response to the demands of a particular situation through interaction with a dancing audience. Within performance, musicians make numerous spontaneous decisions about variables such as which sounds they will play, when they will play them, and how they will be combined with other sounds. Yet the elements that constitute these improvisations are also fixed in certain fundamental ways: performances are fashioned from patterns or tracks recorded beforehand, and in the case of DJ sets, these elements are also physical objects (vinyl records). In Playing with Something That Runs, author Mark J. Butler explores these improvised performances, revealing the ways in which musicians utilize seemingly invariable prerecorded elements to create novel improvisations. Based on extensive interviews with musicians in their studios, as well as in-depth studies of particular mediums of performance, including both DJ and laptop sets, Butler illustrates the ways in which technologies, both material and musical, are used in performance and improvisation in order to make these transformations possible. An illuminating look at the world of popular electronic-music performance, Playing with Something that Runs is an indispensable resource for electronic dance musicians and fans as well as scholars and students of popular music.
Category: Music

The Handbook Of Interior Architecture And Design

Author : Graeme Brooker
ISBN : 9781472539045
Genre : Design
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The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design offers a compelling collection of original essays that seek to examine the shifting role of interior architecture and interior design, and their importance and meaning within the contemporary world. Interior architecture and interior design are disciplines that span a complexity of ideas, ranging from human behaviour and anthropology to history and the technology of the future. Approaches to designing the interior are in a constant state of flux, reflecting and adapting to the changing systems of history, culture and politics. It is this process that allows interior design to be used as evidence for identifying patterns of consumption, gender, identity and social issues. The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design provides a pioneering overview of the ideas and arrangements within the two disciplines that make them such important platforms from which to study the way humans interact with the space around them. Covering a wide range of thought and research, the book enables the reader to investigate fully the changing face of interior architecture and interior design, while offering questions about their future trajectory.
Category: Design

The Thousandth Floor

Author : Katharine McGee
ISBN : 9780062418616
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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New York Times bestseller New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible—if you want it enough. Welcome to Manhattan, 2118. A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. But people never change: everyone here wants something…and everyone has something to lose. Leda Cole’s flawless exterior belies a secret addiction—to a drug she never should have tried and a boy she never should have touched. Eris Dodd-Radson’s beautiful, carefree life falls to pieces when a heartbreaking betrayal tears her family apart. Rylin Myers’s job on one of the highest floors sweeps her into a world—and a romance—she never imagined…but will her new life cost Rylin her old one? Watt Bakradi is a tech genius with a secret: he knows everything about everyone. But when he’s hired to spy by an upper-floor girl, he finds himself caught up in a complicated web of lies. And living above everyone else on the thousandth floor is Avery Fuller, the girl genetically designed to be perfect. The girl who seems to have it all—yet is tormented by the one thing she can never have. Perfect for fans of One of Us Is Lying and Big Little Lies, debut author Katharine McGee has created a breathtakingly original series filled with high-tech luxury and futuristic glamour, where the impossible feels just within reach. But in this world, the higher you go, the farther there is to fall….
Category: Young Adult Fiction

I Smirt You Stooze They Krump

Author : Justin Crozier
ISBN : UCSC:32106018462371
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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What if you were told that there is an Evil Twin downstairs? That your children are at the silent disco and your dad's been dooced? What if you were called a flashpacker or—worse—an orthorexic? If dog-whistling goes over your head and global dimming leaves you in the dark, this is your guide to the ever-expanding English vocabulary. Combining an up-to-the-minute vocabulary with the colorful stories behind their origin, this is the ultimate resource for anyone who wants to keep their finger on the pulse of the next generation of English words and phrases.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Hotel Catering Review

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924060492232
Genre : Caterers and catering
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Category: Caterers and catering


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ISBN : PSU:000061869479
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

Silent Violence

Author : Michael J. Watts
ISBN : 9780820344454
Genre : Social Science
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Why do famines occur and how have their effects changed through time? Why are those who produce food so often the casualties of famines? Looking at the food crisis that struck the West African Sahel during the 1970s, Michael J. Watts examines the relationships between famine, climate, and political economy. Through a longue durée history and a detailed village study Watts argues that famines are socially produced and that the market is as fickle and incalculable as the weather. Droughts are natural occurrences, matters of climatic change, but famines expose the inner workings of society, politics, and markets. His analysis moves from household and individual farming practices in the face of climatic variability to the incorporation of African peasants into the global circuits of capitalism in the colonial and postcolonial periods. Silent Violence powerfully combines a case study of food crises in Africa with an analysis of the way capitalism developed in northern Nigeria and how peasants struggle to maintain rural livelihoods. As the West African Sahel confronts another food crisis and continuing food insecurity for millions of peasants, Silent Violence speaks in a compelling way to contemporary agrarian dynamics, food provisioning systems, and the plight of the African poor.
Category: Social Science

New Statesman

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132680831
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

The Wild Highway

Author : Bill Drummond
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114238996
Genre : Fiction
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Bill Drummond and Mark Manning's first trip together, to the North Pole, resulted in the classic book Bad Wisdom. Their second trip was to Zaire, a jungle hell on the verge of bloody civil war, where they travelled up-river in search of the ghost of Conrad's Kurtz. With trusty adjutant Gimpo, they underwent all manner of adventures and ordeals before finally fleeing the country the very day before rebels blew up the only international airstrip.
Category: Fiction

The American Philatelist

Author :
ISBN : PSU:000070849073
Genre : Stamp collecting
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Beginning with 1894 consists mainly of the Proceedings [etc.] of the American philatelic association.
Category: Stamp collecting

The Algebra Of Freedom

Author : Raman Mundair
ISBN : UOM:39015070757235
Genre : Drama
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Inspired by recent events and the De Menezes shooting.
Category: Drama