M4GHD aims, ideas, theories, methods

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Aims

Ideas

... and their histories...

Music

  • Music. As a technology. Read: Patel.
  • Ethnomusicology. Read: Rice, pp. 1-10

Music is more than "art sound", more than "sound"...

For

  • Applied ethnomusicology, applied anthropology

Global

  • Globalization
  • Global citizenship (global human)

Human Development

  • Development: goals and models
    • economic - technological - political. Review: traditional models.
    • human and social. Review: HDI.
    • cultural. Review: AKTC
    • arts. Read: Kabanda.
    • sustainable [1]
    • MDGs and SDGs
  • Well-being. Happiness. Peak experiences. Read: Maslow as summarized and critiqued in Maslow 2.0

Music for Global Human Development

  • M4GHD: the following categories are emphases, never mutually exclusive
    • Songs for sustainable peace and development (C4D)
    • Music for cultural continuity and civil society (lifeworld)

Theory

What is the power of music to effect social change? Music is a powerful technology...

Music

  • Definition and scope
  • Key properties
    • Participatory
    • Adaptive/flexible
    • some musical strategies:
      • chorus
      • call/response
      • focus on vocal and body sounds

Social and semantic networks

  • Social net: society
  • Semantic net: culture
  • The social fabric
  • Society as a social network
  • Culture as a semantic network
  • Music culture as a socio-semantic network


Systems and Lifeworlds

Reading:

  • Habermas
  • Schutz
  • Buber
  • Feedback, emergence, resonance

Methods

PAR

  • Participation
  • Community-based collaboration
  • Readings:
  • Films:

http://participate2015.org/documentary/


Art for Change

Development and Human Development

Media

  • Multimedia
  • Social media

Research: impact assessment

Question: how can we measure (human) development? how do we measure program effectiveness?


M4GHD

Music as a social technology: transforming the social fabric (society as social network, culture as semantic network), transforming relationships, catalyzing connections.

Music for Cultural Continuity and Civil Society

Songs for Sustainable Peace and Development