Sociology of music is a branch of sociology that studies the role of music in society. Music refers to the art and culture of creating and performing sounds that express emotions, ideas, or stories. Sociology of music examines how music influences and is influenced by social factors, such as culture, history, identity, gender, sexuality, and fandom. It also explores how music affects and is affected by social outcomes, such as social interaction, social learning, social creativity, social change, and social problems. Sociology of music is an interdisciplinary field that draws on various theories and methods from sociology, musicology, ethnomusicology, cultural studies, and more. It covers a wide range of topics and issues, such as music production, music consumption, music content, music effects, music criticism, music history, music genres, music styles, music subcultures, music globalization, music innovation, and music resistance.Our category of sociology of music provides you with the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on this fascinating and important field. You will find articles and texts that introduce you to the main concepts and debates in sociology of music. You will also find case studies and examples that illustrate how sociology of music applies to different types and examples of music, such as classical, jazz, rock, pop, hip hop, folk, world, electronic, and more. Whether you are a listener, a musician, a scholar, or a critic of music in sociology of music, our category will help you expand your knowledge and understanding of the music dimension of social life.

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