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Politics and Social Justice

No More Prisons

Author
First Name: 
William Upski
Last Name: 
Wimsatt
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Subway & Elevator Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
1887128425
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1999

No More Prisons On Urban Life, Homeschooling, Hip-hop Leadership, The Cool Rich Kids Movement, Community Organizing and Why Philanthropy is the Greatest Artform of the 21st Century. William Upski Wimsatt In this follow-up to the underground best-seller "Bomb the Suburbs, William Upski Wimsatt "The Hitch-hiker's Guide expands its focus out of culture and into politics. Hybridization is favored over ideology, with an emphasis on democracy and community-empowerment through a new theory of development. A truly original document from the paradigm-flipping master of modern praxis.

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The Politics of Hip Hop

Author
First Name: 
Nicole Shawan
Last Name: 
Junior
Subtitle: 
An Exploration of Black Urban Vernacular in Rap Music
Publish City: 
Northampton
Publish Company: 
Smith College
ISSN/ISBN: 
0
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2002
Pages: 
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Out of the Mouths of Slaves

Author
First Name: 
John
Last Name: 
Baugh
Publish City: 
Austin
Publish Company: 
Univ. of Texas Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
292708734
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1999

Table of Contents:

Part 1. Orientation
1. Some Common Misconceptions about African American Vernacular English
2. Language and Race: Some Implications of Bias for Linguistic Science
Part 2. The Relevance of African American Vernacular English to Education and Social Policies
3. Why What Works Has Not Worked for Nontraditional Students
4. Reading, Writing, and Rap: Lyric Shuffle and Other Motivational Strategies to Introduce and Reinforce Literacy
5. Educational Malpractice and the Ebonics Controversy
6. Linguistic Discrimination and American justice
Part 3. Cross-cultural Communication in Social Context
7. The Politics of Black Power Handshakes
8. Changing Terms of Self-reference among American Slave Descendants
Part 4. Linguistic Dimensions of African American Vernacular English
9. Steady: Progressive Aspect in African American Vernacular English
10. Come Again: Discourse Functions in African American Vernacular English
11. Hypocorrection: Mistakes in the Production of African American Vernacular English as a Second Dialect
12. Linguistic Perceptions in Black and White: Racial Identification Based on Speech
Part 5. Conclusion
13. Research Trends for African American Vernacular English

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Total Chaos: The Art And Aesthetics of Hip-hop

Author
First Name: 
Jeff
Last Name: 
Chang
Publish City: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Publish Company: 
Basic Civitas Books
ISSN/ISBN: 
465009093
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2006

In this wide-ranging, academic anthology of essays, interviews and panel discussions, 2005 American Book Award--winner Jeff Chang (Can't Stop, Won't Stop) presents hip-hop's past, present and future as seen by some of its founding figures, guiding lights, journalists and scholars.

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Am I Black Enough for You?

Author
First Name: 
Todd
Last Name: 
Boyd
Subtitle: 
Popular Culture from the 'Hood and Beyond
Publish City: 
Bloomington
Publish Company: 
Indiana University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
253211050
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1997

Sociology, gangster culture, rap, cultural politics, race, class, masculinity, cultural criticism, African American culture, media, generation gap

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Turf Wars

Author
First Name: 
Gabiella Gahlia
Last Name: 
Modan
Subtitle: 
Discourse, Diversity, and the Politics of Place
Publish City: 
Malden, MA & Oxford
Publish Company: 
Blackwell Publishing
ISSN/ISBN: 
1405129557
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2007

Turf Wars: Discourse, Diversity, and the Politics of Place is the fascinating story of an urban neighborhood undergoing rapid gentrification. It is a story about how the members of a multi-ethnic, multi-class Washington, DC, community deploy language to project conflicting images of their neighborhood.

Pages: 
357
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The New H.N.I.C. (Head Niggas In Charge)

Author
First Name: 
Todd
Last Name: 
Boyd
Subtitle: 
The Death of Civil Rights and the Reign of Hip Hop
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
New York University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
814798969
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2002

Civil rights generation, hip hop generation, new cultural politics, cultural criticism, media, masculinity, postructuralism, political rhetoric, reflexivity

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Stand & Deliver

Author
First Name: 
Yvonne
Last Name: 
Bynoe
Subtitle: 
Political Activism, Leadership, and Hip Hop Culture
Publish City: 
Brooklyn, NY
Publish Company: 
Soft Skull Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
1932360107
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2004

The phrases "hip hop" and "activism" aren't always heard together, but it's a marriage that must be made if black empowerment is to succeed.

Pages: 
150
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Signifying Rappers

Author
First Name: 
Mark
Last Name: 
Costello
Collaborators: 
Wallace, David Foster
Subtitle: 
Rap and Race in the Urban Present
Publish City: 
Hopewell, New Jersey
Publish Company: 
The Ecco Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
880012552
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1990

From Publishers Weekly Based primarily on the authors' experiences hanging out with the owners of a small rap music production company, the first part of this long essay on understanding rap describes the setting in which this subversive music has arisen--the urban ghetto, in this case, the North Dorchester section of Boston.

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Dancing Many Drums

Author
First Name: 
Thomas
Last Name: 
DeFrantz
Subtitle: 
Excavations in African American Dance (Studies in Dance History)
Publish City: 
Madison, Wisconsin
Publish Company: 
University of Wisconsin Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
299173143
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2001

Few will dispute the profound influence that African American music and movement has had in American and world culture. Dancing Many Drums explores that influence through a groundbreaking collection of essays on African American dance history, theory, and practice. In so doing, it reevaluates "black" and "African American " as both racial and dance categories.

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