The first book on the topic. Following an overview of different forms of feminism, and an introduction to feminism in music therapy, part one deals with the sociological implications of feminist worldviews of music therapy. Part two examines clinical work from a feminist perspective. Part three critically reflects on significant aspects of music therapy that relate to feminism, including the use of mother concepts, gender roles, gender messages in the song literature, the competitive separation of music therapy practices, and the representation of women in music, healthcare, and music therapy. Part four focuses on specific areas of training in music therapy from a feminist perspective including pedagogy, supervision, assessment, research, and ethics.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-04-22 - Publisher: Indiana University Press
This updated, expanded, and reorganized edition of Women and Music features even more women composers, performers, and patrons, even more musical contexts, and an expanded view of women in music outside Europe and North America. A popular university textbook, Women and Music is enlightening for scholars, a good source of