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Marcus Aldredge, PhD

Research & Publications

Books:

  • Aldredge, Marcus. 2013. Singer-Songwriters and Musical Open Mics. Surrey, UK. Ashgate Publishing.

Recent publications:

  • Aldredge, Marcus. 2009. "Heebsters: Community and Identity (Re) construction of Urban Jewish Hipsters." Pp. 225-250 in Co-opting Culture: Questions of Culture and Power in Sociology and Cultural Studies, edited by B. Garrick Harden and Robert Carley. New York: Lexington Books.

  • Aldredge, Marcus. 2008. "(Re) constructing and Negotiating the South as Other:  Southern Food Restaurants in New York City." International Journal of Culture, Tourism, and Hospitality Research, 2, 2:  152-169.

  • Aldredge, Marcus. 2006. "Negotiating and Practicing Performance:  An Ethnographic Study of a Musical Open Mic in Brooklyn, New York." Symbolic Interaction, 29, 1:  109-118.

Selected Presentations:

  • Aldredge, Marcus and Brad Garrick Harden. 2011 "Exploring the Intersections between Erving Goffman and David Riesman: Interaction Rituals, Emotions, and Social Character Types" with the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Aldredge, Marcus. 2010. "Practicing Performance and Performance Practicing: A Continuum of Organizational Frames in Musical Open Mics in New York City." Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. Atlanta, GA.

  • Aldredge, Marcus. 2010. "Point/Counterpoint: Musical Open Mics as Local Scenes and Pre-scenes" Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. Atlanta, GA.

  • Aldredge, Marcus. 2010. "Interstitial Differences in Musical Performance: Race and Gender across Musical Singer/Songwriters in NYC Open Mics." Southern Sociological Society. Atlanta, GA.