Earbuds Are Good for Sharing

[Update: This piece was published in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies in March 2014.]

I just sent off a chapter about sharing earbuds for a forthcoming volume from Oxford UP on Mobile Music Studies. My chapter is called “Earbuds Are Good for Sharing: Children’s Sociable Uses of Headphones at a Vermont Primary School.” It is here as a pdf preprint and also on scribd:

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3 responses to “Earbuds Are Good for Sharing

  1. My son would never ever have shared an ear bug of his mp3 player with me or anybody else.
    usually he never had any problems sharing things with other kids or other people but there was something about those ear bugs. I never found out.

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