Marco Bracci | Kent State University

Marco Bracci


Marco Bracci

Marco Bracci got his BA degree in Political Sciences, his MA in Communication and Media and his Ph.D. in Sociology of Communication at the University of Florence. From 2002 to 2012 he taught sociological courses at the College of Political Sciences. He is a research collaborator at the University of Florence. He is the professor of Deviant Behavior and Social Problems at the Kent State University program in Florence, and the professor of History and Sociology of Modern Consumerism at University of Minnesota, Florence program. Bracci is a member of the international research group “Personal Development” (UCAM-Spain). His research interests focus on social and cultural changes in late modernity, media, popular music and identities. His publications include monographs, essays, chapters in books, and reviews. Some of his books are: Da Modugno a X Factor. Musica e società italiana dal dopoguerra a oggi (2010); Radici di Ferro e Futuro d’Acciaio (2012); and THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON. Viaggio nell’identità dei Pink Floyd (2013). Some of his latest chapters are: The “journey” of personal identity in THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON by Pink Floyd (2013) and  On line music listening and consumption, and the re-definition of personal identities in our radical modernity (2013).

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