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The hip hop wars [electronic resource] : what we talk about when we talk about hip hop--and why it matters / Tricia Rose.

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Author/Creator:
Rose, Tricia.
Publication:
New York : BasicCivitas, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
Subjects:
Hip-hop -- Social aspects -- United States.
Rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States.
Social change -- United States.
Subculture -- United States.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
United States -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A pioneering expert in the study of hip-hop explains why the music matters?and why the battles surrounding it are so very fierce.
Contents:
Contents; Preface ix; Introduction 1; PART ONE: TOP TEN DEBATES IN HIP HOP; Hip Hop's Critics; 1 Hip Hop Causes Violence 33; 2 Hip Hop Reflects Black Dysfunctional Ghetto Culture 61; 3 Hip Hop Hurts Black People 75; 4 Hip Hop Is Destroying America's Values 95; 5 Hip Hop Demeans Women 113; Hip Hop's Defenders; 6 Just Keeping It Real 133; 7 Hip Hop Is Not Responsible for Sexism 149; 8 "There are Bitches and Hoes" 167; 9 We're Not Role Models 187; 10 Nobody Talks About the Positive in Hip Hop 201; PART TWO: PROGRESSIVE FUTURES; 11 Mutual Denials in the Hip Hop Wars 217
12 Progressive Voices, Energies, and Visions 24113 Six Guiding Principles for Progressive Creativity, Consumption, and Community in Hip Hop and Beyond 261; Appendix: Radio Station Consolidation 274; Acknowledgments 277; Notes 279; Bibliography 289; Index 293
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-291) and index.
ISBN:
0-7867-2719-5
OCLC:
300324326
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