An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood by Neal Gabler

By Neal Gabler

Publish 12 months note; First released September 1st 1988
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Winner of the Los Angeles Times e-book Award for historical past, this "wonderful background of the golden age of the motion picture moguls" (Chicago Tribune ) is a provocative, unique, and richly enjoyable staff biography of the Jewish immigrants who have been the relocating forces in the back of the production of America's movie industry.

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Identity of the Music Therapist 29 Music Therapist: Musician or Health-Care Worker? In using an art form to address health-related concerns, music therapy combines two spheres that are normally separate. However, colleges and universities are organized by departments, as are hospitals, clinics, schools, prisons and any other institution in which music therapists practice their craft.

Building upon this line of critique, Ansdell (1999a) claims that Streeter elevates her own theoretical premises to ethical necessities. What she attempts to do is to align her chosen theoretical position with an ethical one— that is, to judge other therapists’ clinical work by their adherence to her own theoretical premises. ’ (Ansdell, 1999a, p. 75) Ansdell identifies a trend in music therapy where particular positions are argued for as the only way that one can do ethical or responsible practice.

Brown decries the “danger of a situation whereby the ‘rules’ regarding appropriate therapeutic behavior are generated from within a theoretical model itself, whether psychological or musical” (p. 64). Building upon this line of critique, Ansdell (1999a) claims that Streeter elevates her own theoretical premises to ethical necessities. What she attempts to do is to align her chosen theoretical position with an ethical one— that is, to judge other therapists’ clinical work by their adherence to her own theoretical premises.

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