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Skellington, J. (2007) (Book review) Collins, Andrea and Mark Yoffe (eds), Rock ‘n’ Roll and Nationalism: A Multinational Perspective (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2005), reviewed in Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, 2007, Vol. 8, No. 3-4, pp.703 – 705.
Skellington, J. ‘Transforming Music Criticism? An examination of changes in music journalism in the English broadsheet press from 1981 to 1991’ (Oxford Brookes University, 2010). Available via Oxford Brookes Research Archive and Digital Asset Repository at https://radar.brookes.ac.uk/radar/file/3958d85e-2def-ff16-f3f2-a1dd7aa44b55/1/skellington2010transforming.pdf or from the British Library at http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?did=1&uin=uk.bl.ethos.543819).