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Music and Manipulation: On the Social Uses and Social Control of Music

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Since the beginning of human civilization, music has been used as a device to control social behavior, where it has operated as much to promote solidarity within groups as hostility between competing groups. Music is an emotive manipulator that influences attitude, motivation and behavior at many levels and in many contexts. This volume is the first to address the social r ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published December 30th 2005 by Berghahn Books (first published January 1st 2005)
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