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By Felix Urban

"Sonic empowerment” is a cultural tendency within which sound performs an ever expanding position. a person is immediately concerned and for that reason holds an acoustic competence. therefore, this publication focuses not just at the sounds that we listen, but additionally encourages the notion of sounds in towns as correlations instead of mere audible phenomena. via interpreting noise laws, city making plans, sound layout, media use, and cultural traits, Felix city proves the lifestyles of an intertwined audible sphere in city agglomerations. With Acoustic Competence, he addresses the clinical reader in addition to anybody attracted to the audible sphere of our towns. at the foundation of an interdisciplinary viewpoint, he summarises necessary facets of city sound and cultural concept, which he then applies in case reviews: A deep dive into the varied sound cultures of 2 shiny and distinctive cities—Johannesburg and Berlin.

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