The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop--and Why It Matters (Google eBook)

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Basic Civitas Books, Aug 20, 2013 - Music - 320 pages
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A pioneering expert in the study of hip-hop explains why the music matters—and why the battles surrounding it are so very fierce.
  

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Contents

Introduction 1
1
TOP TEN DEBATES IN HIP HOP
31
Hip Hops Critics
33
2 Hip Hop Reflects Black Dysfunctional Ghetto Culture 61
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3 Hip Hop Hurts Black People 75
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4 Hip Hop Is Destroying Americas Values 95
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5 Hip Hop Demeans Women 113
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Hip Hops Defenders
133
10 Nobody Talks About the Positive in Hip Hop 201
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PROGRESSIVE FUTURES
215
11 Mutual Denials in the Hip Hop Wars 217
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12 Progressive Voices Energies and Visions 241
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13 Six Guiding Principles for Progressive Creativity Consumption and Community in Hip Hop and Beyond 261
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Radio Station Consolidation 274
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Acknowledgments 277
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Notes 279
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7 Hip Hop Is Not Responsible for Sexism 149
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8 There are Bitches and Hoes 167
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9 Were Not Role Models 187
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About the author (2013)

Tricia Rose is a professor of Africana Studies at Brown University. She specializes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century African-American culture and politics, social thought, popular culture, and gender issues. The author of the seminal Black Noise, she lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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