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Engaging in community music : An introduction / Lee Higgins and Lee Willingham

By: Willingham, Lee [author].
Contributor(s): Willingham, Lee.
Publisher: New York, NY, Routledge : 2017Description: 191 pages : 23 cm ; illustrations.Content type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 9781138638174.Subject(s): MUSIC THERAPY | COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Contents:
Foreword. - Preface. - Introduction. - 1. Music and meaning in community contexts. - 2. Negotiated curriculum, non-formal and informal learning. - 3. Inclusive and empathetic perspectives. - 4. Strategic leadership and facilitation. - 5. Mindfulness, activism and justice. - 6. Wholeness and well-being. - 7. Culture of inquiry. - Careers and management. - 9. Ways forward.
Summary: "[This book] focuses on the processes involved in designing, initiating, executing and evaluating community music practices. Designed for both undergraduate and graduate students, in community music programmes and related fields of study alike, this co-authored textbook provides explanations, case examples and ‘how-to’ activities supported by a rich research base. The authors have also interviewed key practitioners in this distinctive field, encouraging interviewees to reflect on aspects of their work in order to illuminate best practices within their specialisations and thereby establishing a comprehensive narrative of case study illustrations." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
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Music Therapy NZ 270.2 HIG (Browse shelf) Available W0010313
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Foreword. - Preface. - Introduction. - 1. Music and meaning in community contexts. - 2. Negotiated curriculum, non-formal and informal learning. - 3. Inclusive and empathetic perspectives. - 4. Strategic leadership and facilitation. - 5. Mindfulness, activism and justice. - 6. Wholeness and well-being. - 7. Culture of inquiry. - Careers and management. - 9. Ways forward.

"[This book] focuses on the processes involved in designing, initiating, executing and evaluating community music practices. Designed for both undergraduate and graduate students, in community music programmes and related fields of study alike, this co-authored textbook provides explanations, case examples and ‘how-to’ activities supported by a rich research base. The authors have also interviewed key practitioners in this distinctive field, encouraging interviewees to reflect on aspects of their work in order to illuminate best practices within their specialisations and thereby establishing a comprehensive narrative of case study illustrations." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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