John Street is an author and Professor of Politics at the University of East Anglia, where he is also the head of the school of Political, Social and International Studies. He recently completed a research project for the Economic and Social Research Council on the role of music and musicians in public action. For ten years he reviewed live musical performance for The Times, and is the author of several books.
Mass media, politics and democracy (Palgrave, 2001)
(Co-editor with Simon Frith & Will Straw) Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rock
(Cambridge University Press, 2001)
Politics and Popular Culture (Polity and Temple University Press, 1997)
Politics and Technology (Macmillan and Guilford Press, 1992), p. 212
Each to his iPod or Great Music For All [Opens in new window]
"The Battle of Ideas sounds like it ought to be feisty - and it is."
Alyson Rudd, The Times