Bluegrass music and its misguided representation of Appalachia
A focus on bluegrass music and the role it plays in shaping understandings of life in Appalachia. Following An examination what is and is not said in bluegrass music and a theory-grounded assessment of how bluegrass music potentially contributes to oppressive social relations in this historically poor region in the United States.
Popular Music and Society
Sweet, Stephen, "Bluegrass music and its misguided representation of Appalachia" (1996). Sociology Faculty Publications and Presentations. 16.