Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2015

272 Pages | 14 Tables, black & white, 25 Line drawings, black & white

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780719088643

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Networks of Sound, Style and Subversion

The Punk and Post-Punk Worlds of Manchester, London, Liverpool and Sheffield, 1975-80

Nick Crossley

Published by Manchester University Press

Music and Society MUP

  • The first book length study to use social network analysis to explain and explore popular music worlds
  • Challenges earlier understandings and explanations of the rise of punk and post-punk
  • Develops an innovative concept of 'music worlds', building upon and developing Howard Becker's highly influential account of 'Art Worlds'
  • The first book length academic study of the British post-punk music world of the late 1970s