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Politics and Social Justice

A Right to Be Hostile

Author
First Name: 
Aaron
Last Name: 
McGruder
Subtitle: 
The Boondocks Treasury
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Three Rivers Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
1400048575
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2003

Examines life in America, with a focus on politics, from the perspective of two African-American children in over 800 strips.

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The Emergency of Black and the Emergence of Rap

Author
First Name: 
Jon Michael
Last Name: 
Spencer
Publish City: 
Durham
Publish Company: 
Duke University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
2147483647
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1991

This book focuses on rap music as a form of African AMerican oral expression, capable of voicing the full range of concerns within the black community, from sexuality to spirituality. Featuring a poetic postscript by C.n Eric Lincoln, this volume also presents essays on hip-hop, the debate over obscene lyrics, ghetto culture, and Islamic ideology. 

Pages: 
94
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/9991957464/qid=1147804503/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/104-4800545-2071111?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
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Flyboy in the ButterMilk

Author
First Name: 
Greg
Last Name: 
Tate
Subtitle: 
Essays on Contemporary America
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Pluto Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
671729659
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1992

From Publishers Weekly This collection of 40 essays on music, literature, art and politics confirms Tate's role as a chief progenitor of a New Black Aesthetic, what Gates calls "a body of creativity unfettered by the constraints of a nationalist party line." Consistently interesting, often brilliant, Tate--a staff writer for the Village Voice --modulates funkadelic street argot with a fi

Pages: 
283
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0671729659/qid=1147809970/sr=1-26/ref=sr_1_26/104-4800545-2071111?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
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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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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1887128425/qid=1147734088/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/104-4800545-2071111?s=books&v=glance&n=283155


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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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0292708734?ie=UTF8&tag=hiphoparchi03-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0292708734


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: 
0


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

Pages: 
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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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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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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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