This collection contains theses and dissertations from the Department of Popular Music & Culture, collected from the Scholarship@Western Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Girls, Rock Your Boys: Female Tribute Acts and the Reclamation of Rock, Sandra J. Canosa

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"Whatever I Want:" Death Grips, Disobedience and the Music Industries, Grant M. Hawkins

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Establishing Female Resistance as Tradition in Country Music: Towards a More Refined Discourse, Catherine Keron

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Not In "Isolation": Joy Division and Cultural Collaborators in Popular Music, Briana E. Morley

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Game Scoring: Towards a Broader Theory, Mack Enns

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Covers Uncovered: A History of the "Cover Version," from Bing Crosby to the Flaming Lips, Sean Dineley

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Treasuries of Subcultural Capital: Three Indie Institutions in the London, Ontario Independent-Music Scene, Samuel C. Allen

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Scary Monsters and Pervasive Slights: Genre Construction, Mainstreaming, and Processes of Authentication and Gendered Discourse in Dubstep, Kyle Fowle

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The Halifax Pop Explosion: Music Scenes, Sloan, And The Case For A Halifax Sound, Danielle Hamel

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“The Future is Medieval”: Orality and Musical Borrowing in the Middle Ages and Online Remix Culture, Claire E. McLeish

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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"Rap is easy, career is the hard part:" analyzing success, longevity and failure within the framework of the hip-hop career, Christopher R. White