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Prof George McKay
Professor of Cultural Studies
MediaMusic&Perf
CCM Research Centre

Expertise:
popular music: jazz, punk, disability in culture / music, gardening and polemic landscape, media studies, protest and social movements, alternative cultures and media, pop festivals, transatlanticism in culture

Qualifications:
1984. First Class BA (Hons) Combined Studies, English and Sociology. Hull College of Higher Education. 1992. PhD. Department of English, University of Glasgow. Thesis title: The Half-Life of Words: Narrative in Negative Fabulation.

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Latest Additions

  1. Shakin' all over: Popular music and disability
  2. Interview with drummer Colin Bailey, who worked with Winifred Atwell in the 1950s
  3. Interview with David Rohoman
  4. Annotated bibliography of community music research review, AHRC connected communities programme
  5. Community music: history and current practice, its constructions of ‘community’, digital turns and future soundings
  6. Radical gardening: politics, idealism & rebellion in the garden
  7. Trad jazz in 1950s Britain—protest, pleasure, politics—interviews with some of those involved
  8. Introduction: (Post-)subculture theory, and practice in East-Central Europe
  9. Community arts and music, community media: cultural politics and policy in Britain since the 1960s
  10. Issues in Americanisation and culture
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1Consumption, Coca-colonisation, cultural resistance--and Santa Claus5915
2The social and (counter)cultural 1960s in the USA, transatlantically2061
3Introduction: (Post-)subculture theory, and practice in East-Central Europe 1298
4Community music: a handbook1205
5Community music: history and current practice, its constructions of ‘community’, digital turns and future soundings1090
6Subcultural and social innovations in the campaign for nuclear disarmament1009
7Trad jazz in 1950s Britain—protest, pleasure, politics—interviews with some of those involved1008
8Community arts and music, community media: cultural politics and policy in Britain since the 1960s979
9Senseless acts of beauty: cultures of resistance since the sixties886
10‘Crippled with nerves’: popular music and polio, with particular reference to Ian Dury841