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Music, Health, and Power: Singing the Unsayable in The Gambia

McConnell, Bonnie

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Music, Health, and Power offers an original, on-the-ground analysis of the role that music plays in promoting healthy communities. The book brings the reader inside the world of kanyeleng fertility societies and HIV/AIDS support groups, where women use music to leverage stigma and marginality into new forms of power. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted over a period of 13 years (2006-2019), the author articulates a strengths-based framework for research on music and health that pushes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/200444
DOI: 10.4324/9780367312732

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