Ritically assess the proposition that illegal downloading is destroying the music industry.

would like a traditional essay please. (Introduction. 4 5 strong points. conclusion.)

couple notes on question topic to use as points:

Chris Rojek: Pop Music, Pop Culture (2011) (this book is very important to the topic question please could you build a strong point including Chris Rojeks view)

Hilderbrand, Lucas. a?Youtube: Where Cultural Memory and Copyright Converge.a? Film Quarterly, Vol. 61, No.1 (Fall 2007), pg. 48-57

Other very useful material:
Longhurst, chapter 2 (pp. 74-84) and chapter 4 (on rap pp. 136-49).

David, Matthew (2010) Peer to Peer and the Music Industry: The Criminalization of Sharing. London: Sage a Chapter 2: The Global Network Society: Territorialization and Deterritorialization

Bourdieu, Pierre (1993) The Field of Cultural Production. Cambridge: Polity. Chapter 1: The Field of Cultural Production, or: The Economic World Reversed; pp. 27-73.

Castells, Manuel (2000) a?Materials for an exploratory theory of the network societya, in British Journal of Sociology, 51 (1): 5-24.

Collins, Harry and Pinch, Trevor (1998) The Golem at Large: What you should know about technology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Especially chapter one a a?A clean killa.

Deleuze, Gilles (1992) a?Postscript on the Societies of Controla, in October, 59 (Winter): 3-7.

Frith, Simon (1990) Facing the Music. London: Mandarin.

Hutchby, Ian (2001) Conversation and Technology. Cambridge: Polity.

Katz, Mark (2004) Capturing Sound: How technology has changed music. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Marshall, Lee (2005) Bootlegging; Romanticism and Copyright in the Music Industry. London: Sage.

Martin, Peter (1995) Sound and Society: Themes in the Sociology of Music. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

May, Christopher (2002) The Information Society: a sceptical view. Cambridge: Polity.

Thererge, Paul (1997) Any Sound You Can Imagine: Making music/consuming technology. Wesleyan University Press: Hanover