1985-2020 yılları arasında Türkiye'de ve ABD'de müzik sosyolojisi alanında yapılmış çalışmaların bibliyografik incelemesi

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Marmara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Islamic History and Arts, Turkey

Approval Date: 2022

Thesis Language: Turkish


Supervisor: Mehmet Safa Yeprem


Music is a cultural phenomenon that is used functionally in the modern world in different areas like education, theraphy, politic, millitary, religious. Music is an indispensable item for the majority of people today and the sorts of music are also increasing as social life accelerates. For this reason, music has become a communication tool for people. In such an atmosphere, the need to understand people, cultures, needs and desires by music increases. In order to meet this need, the demand for the sociology of music is increasing day by day. This research was created with the aim of comparing the general qualities and quantities of 90 studies on sociology of music made in Turkey and the United States between 1985 and 2020 by evaluating them together with their content. Firstly, a literature review was made, studies in Turkey were evaluated, and gaps in the field were tried to be determined. Secondly, studies made in Turkey and the USA between 1985 and 2020 were found and evaluated. Thirdly, the bibliography of the identified studies was extracted, and these studies were examined first by country, then comparatively, by putting their information into tables and graphics. Based on the data of our research, it has been determined that the studies in the field of sociology of music in Turkey have increased chronologically over the years, there are differences in terms of subject and content in studies in the field of sociology of music in the USA and Turkey, the studies on local historical issues in Turkey are in the majority among other subjects, and the authors of the studies conducted in US are mostly sociologists, and the authors of the studies in Turkey are mostly musicians/musicologists.