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Youth Culture and Social Change: Making a Difference by making a noise (2017)
Book
Webb, P. (2017). A. Gough-Yates, K. Gildart, S. Lincoln, B. Osgerby, J. Street, L. Robinson, …P. Webb (Eds.), Youth Culture and Social Change: Making a Difference by making a noise. Palgrave Macmillan

This book brings together historians, sociologists and social scientists to examine aspects of youth culture. The book’s themes are riots, music and gangs, connecting spectacular expression of youthful disaffection with everyday practices. By so doin... Read More about Youth Culture and Social Change: Making a Difference by making a noise.

Leveraging affect: Mobilizing enthusiasm and the co-production of the musical economy (2016)
Book Chapter
Webb, P., Leyshon, A., Thrift, N., Crewe, L., & French, S. (2016). Leveraging affect: Mobilizing enthusiasm and the co-production of the musical economy. In T. E. Virani, M. Seman, & B. J. Hracs (Eds.), The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital AgeRoutledge

This chapter considers the promises and problems of fandom and enthusiasm within capitalism, with particular reference to rise of crowdsourcing as a means of mobilising fan enthusiasm to fund new creative projects, with a particular focus on the musi... Read More about Leveraging affect: Mobilizing enthusiasm and the co-production of the musical economy.

Infected by the seed of post-industrial punk bohemia: Nick Cave and the Milieu of the 1980s underground (2008)
Journal Article
Webb, P. M. (2008). Infected by the seed of post-industrial punk bohemia: Nick Cave and the Milieu of the 1980s underground. Popular Music History, 3(2), 103-122. https://doi.org/10.1558/pomh.v3i2.103

This article uses the concepts of cultural milieu and music genre to explore the work of Nick Cave in the 1980s and later. Milieu theory is derived from the work of phenomenologists Alfred Schutz and Jorg Durschmitt. The article analyses the transgre... Read More about Infected by the seed of post-industrial punk bohemia: Nick Cave and the Milieu of the 1980s underground.