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Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy

Timothy J. Cooley


This collection of essays is driven by the proposition that environmental and cultural sustainability are inextricably linked. The authors are unified by the influence of the pioneering work of Jeff Todd Titon in developing broadly ecological approaches to folklore, ethnomusicology, and sustainability. These approaches lead to advocacy and activism. Building on and responding to Titon's work, the authors call for profoundly integrated efforts to better understand sustainability as a challenge that encompasses all living beings and ecological systems, including human cultural systems. While man ... More

Keywords: activism, adaptive management, advocacy, digital media, ecology, ecomusicology, ethnomusicology, filmmaking, folklore, musicking, philosophy, photography, resilience, sustainability, Jeff Todd Titon

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042362
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042362.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy J. Cooley, editor
University of California, Santa Barbara

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Part 1 Thinking, Writing, and Musicking about Sustainability

Chapter 1 Sustainability Clashes and Concordances

Robert Baron and Thomas Walker

Part 2 Responding to Anthropogenic Change

Part 3 Musics, Sustainability, and Media

Chapter 10 Fandom’s Remix

Daniel Cavicchi

Chapter 13 ’Tis the Company

Patrick Hutchinson

Part 4 Voice, Language, Trauma, and Resilience

Part 5 Applying Sustainable Practices