Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 October 2020

234 Pages | 20 photos, 13 figures

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197535066

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Music Downtown Eastside

Human Rights and Capability Development through Music in Urban Poverty

Klisala Harrison

  • examines critically how human rights can be strengthened in cultural practices
  • analyzes the capabilities music-making develops, and how human rights are respected, promoted, threatened, or violated in musical moments
  • explores how human rights are at play in the popular music practices of homeless and street-involved people
  • offers new and detailed insights on the relationships between music and poverty

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