Joy White

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Dr. Joy White is Visiting Lecturer at the University of Roehampton. In 2015/2016, she held the Independent Scholar Fellow award from the Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF). Joy is the author of Urban Music and Entrepreneurship: Beats, Rhymes and Young People’s Enterprise (Routledge, 2016) – one of the first books to foreground the socio-economic significance of the UK urban music economy, with particular reference to Grime music. Joy writes on a range of themes including: social mobility, urban marginality, youth violence, mental health/wellbeing and urban music. She has a lifelong interest in the performance geographies of black music. T: @joywhite2

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Discussion paper

1 Jan 2018

This sixth edition of CAMEo Cuts focusses on the emerging economy of Grime music. The music industry is a significant economic sector that ought to provide earning opportunities for a wide variety of young people who have the necessary skills, interests and talents. And yet,...

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