The Oxford handbook of sound studies / edited by Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveld.

Offers new perspectives on the significance of sound in its material and cultural forms. Considers sounds and music as experienced in such diverse settings as shop floors, laboratories, clinics, design studios, homes, and clubs, across a broad range of historical periods and national and cultural co...

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Other Authors: Pinch, Trevor, 1952-2021 (Editor), Bijsterveld, Karin, 1961- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series:Oxford handbooks.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • The garden in the machine : listening to early American industrialization / Mark M. Smith
  • Turning a deaf ear? Industrial noise and noise control in Germany since the 1920s / Hans-Joachim Braun
  • "Sobbing, whining, rumbling" : listening to automobiles as social practice / Stefan Krebs
  • Selling sound : testing, designing, and marketing sound in the European car industry / Eefje Cleophas and Karin Bijsterveld
  • Sound sterile : making scientific field recordings in ornithology / Joeri Bruyninckx
  • Underwater music : tuning composition to the sounds of science / Stefan Helmreich
  • A gray box : the phonograph in laboratory experiments and fieldwork, 1900-1920 / Julia Kursell
  • From scientific instruments to musical instruments : the tuning fork, the metronome, and the siren / Myles W. Jackson
  • Conversions : sound and sight, military and civilian / Cyrus C.M. Mody
  • The search for the "killer application" : drawing the boundaries around the sonification of scientific data / Alexandra Supper
  • Inner and outer sancta : earplugs and hospitals / Hillel Schwartz
  • Sounding bodies : medical students and the acquisition of stethoscopic perspectives / Tom Rice
  • Do signals have politics? Inscribing abilities in cochlear implants / Mara Mills
  • Sound and player immersion in digital games / Mark Grimshaw
  • The sonic playpen : sound design and technology in Pixar's animated shorts / William Whittington
  • The avant-garde in the family room : American advertising and the domestication of electronic music in the 1960s and 1970s / Timothy D. Taylor
  • Visibly audible : the radio dial as mediating interface / Andreas Fickers
  • From listening to distribution : nonofficial music practices in Hungary and Czechoslovakia from the 1960s to the 1980s / Trever Hagen with Tia DeNora
  • The amateur in the age of mechanical music / Mark Katz
  • Online music sites as sonic sociotechnical communities : identity, reputation, and technology at / Trevor Pinch and Katherine Athanasiades
  • Analog turns digital : hip-hop, technology, and the maintenance of racial authenticity / Rayvon Fouché
  • iPod culture : the toxic pleasures of audiotopia / Michael Bull
  • The recording that never wanted to be heard and other stories of sonification / Jonathan Sterne and Mitchell Akiyama.