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Author: Dr Robert A Stebbins
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Publisher: University of Toronto Press (December 3, 2005)
Pages: 134

Barbershop Singer -OS by Dr Robert A Stebbins

Robert A. Stebbins, born in the . in 1938, received his P. in sociology in 1964 from the Univ. He has taught in the departments of sociology at Presbyterian College (1964-65), Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland (1965-73), the Univ. of Texas at Arlington (1973-76), and the Univ. of Calgary (1976 to the present). In addition, Dr. Stebbins has served as President of the Social Science Federation of Canada in 1991-1992, after having served as President of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association in 1988-1989. He was also Vice-President of the Canadian Association for Leisure Studies (1993-96) and elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Leisure Sciences (1997) and the Royal Society of Canada (1999). He was elected Senior Fellow of the World Leisure Academy in 2010.

Robert Stebbins traces the history of barbershop singing and compares and contrasts the worlds of jazz, classical music, and barbershop as serious leisure pursuits. Stebbins also reveals its costs and rewards, its complex organizational structures, the social marginality felt by its more dedicated participants, and the main problems facing the art today.

Published: 31 January 1996. by University of Toronto Press Inc. in The Barbershop Singer. The Barbershop Singer ; doi:10.

Barbershop singing is often dismissed by its critics as merely an enjoyable hobby. Though long popular with both its public and participants. And in so doing, he helps readers on all levels understand more about barbershop singing and barbershop singers. Sarah Starr American Reporter). Robert A. Stebbins is a professor of Sociology at the University of Calgary.

Stebbins, Robert . 1938-. Publication, Distribution, et. Toronto ; Buffalo On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book The barbershop singer : inside the social world of a musical hobby, Robert A. Stebbins online for free.

Robert Stebbins lines the historical past of barbershop making a song and compares and contrasts the worlds of jazz, classical track, and barbershop as severe hobbies. Stebbins additionally finds its charges and rewards, its complicated organizational buildings, the social marginality felt by way of its extra devoted contributors, and the most difficulties dealing with the artwork today

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Amateurs, Professionals, and Serious Leisure. The Organizational Basis Of Leisure Participation. Personal decision in the public square.

4 The Historiography of Psychoanalysis. Being without an orga-. In Stebbins (2012) I took the definitional bull by the horns, devoting. a small book to the matter wherein I presented, first, a condensed, dic-. tionary-style definition of leisure and, then, a book-length elaboration.

A social study of barbershop singers examining the historical and organizational milieux of this particularly American music form. Stebbins (sociology, U. of Calgary) compares barbershop singing with the worlds of jazz and classical musical while examining the singers' motivations for pursuing their leisure career, and commenting on the problems facing them today. Canadian card order number C95-933157-3. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.