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Book Review: Music, Health and Wellbeing: Exploring Music for Health Equity and Social Justice Eds. Sunderland N., Bendrups, D. and Bartleet B-L.

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Elizabeth Coombes

University of South Wales, GB
About Elizabeth
Elizabeth Coombes is a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registrant in the UK and practising music therapist. She is also the Course Leader of the MA Music Therapy course at the University of South Wales, and also teaching on the MA Art Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, LearningDisability Nursing and Psychology courses. She is also a community musician, and in this dual role has worked extensively in Palestine, providing training for teachers and health care workers in using music therapeutically with children. She is also a neonatal music therapist with a practice in the Bonny method of Guided Imagery (GIM).
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This article is a book review of the the text Music, Health and Wellbeing: Exploring Music for Health Equity and Social Justice edited by Naomi Sunderland, Dan Bendrups and Bridie-Leigh Bartleet. The book explores the use of music participation as a means of addressing health inequalities. Touching on arts therapies, the book also offers a wider contextualisation of this area of work in a variety of services and settings. Considerations such as inclusion, accessibility and the global remit of music-based projects are described and discussed.
How to Cite: Coombes, E., 2020. Book Review: Music, Health and Wellbeing: Exploring Music for Health Equity and Social Justice Eds. Sunderland N., Bendrups, D. and Bartleet B-L.. Journal of Social Inclusion, 11(1), pp.80–82. DOI: http://doi.org/10.36251/josi.184
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Published on 10 Aug 2020.

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