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Gender, Popular Music and Australian Identity: Introduction to Special Issue

Issue: Vol 3 No. 1 (2016)

Journal: Journal of World Popular Music

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DOI: 10.1558/jwpm.v3i1.31134


This introduction gives an overview of the limited literature that is available on the subject of gender and popular music in the Australian context. Despite demonstrable ongoing gender disparity in the Australian music industry, very little academic attention has been paid to this issue. This special edition aims to at least partly address this gap. This opening article introduces the texts for the special issue, and places them into a framework that will demonstrate the relevance and importance of the special issue in terms of finding space for the debates on gender in this field.

Author: Catherine Strong

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