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Introduction: Exploring Music for Social Justice and Health Equity

  • Naomi Sunderland
  • Natalie Lewandowski
  • Dan Bendrups
  • Brydie-Leigh Bartleet
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Abstract

This edited volume treads new ground in music and health scholarship by adopting a health equity, social justice and social determinants of health lens. The chapters are organised along a continuum ranging from music activities focused on individuals and small groups through to a radical reimagining of the role of music and arts at the macro-societal level. This introductory chapter provides a “map of the territory” by defining the key concepts of health equity, social justice and social determinants of health explored across the book. We also preface the innovative and provocative contributions of individual chapter authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naomi Sunderland
    • 1
  • Natalie Lewandowski
    • 1
  • Dan Bendrups
    • 2
  • Brydie-Leigh Bartleet
    • 1
  1. 1.Griffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.La Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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