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David Hesmondhalgh

David Hesmondhalgh is Head of the Institute of Communications Studies at the University of Leeds. He is author of The Cultural Industries (two editions, 2002 and 2007, another one coming in 2012) and Creative Labour: Media Work in Three Cultural Industries (2011), co-written with Sarah Baker. He’s now trying to write a book on The Politics of Music for Blackwell. E-mail: d.j.hesmondhalgh AT