Function and Functionalism

This entry begins by examining definitions of functionalism as a theoretical strategy. It then reviews the main contributions of functionalist ethnomusicology, which usually assume the form of annotated and illustrated catalogues of the main functions that musical phenomena fulfill in different societies, historical ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles