More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Downloadable Offline AccessLifetime Access
Starting at $5.53
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 12/1/2008.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Hip-hop is in crisis. For the past dozen years, the most commercially successful hip-hop has become increasingly saturated with caricatures of black gangstas, thugs, pimps, and 'hos. The controversy surrounding hip-hop is worth attending to and examining with a critical eye because, as scholar and cultural critic Tricia Rose argues, hip-hop has become a primary means by which we talk about race in the United States. In The Hip-Hop Wars, Rose explores the most crucial issues underlying the polarized claims on each side of the debate: Does hip-hop cause violence, or merely reflect a violent ghetto culture? Is hip-hop sexist, or are its detractors simply anti-sex? Does the portrayal of black culture in hip-hop undermine black advancement? A potent exploration of a divisive and important subject, The Hip-Hop Wars concludes with a call for the regalvanization of the progressive and creative heart of hip-hop. What Rose calls for is not a sanitized vision of the form, but one that more accurately reflects a much richer space of culture, politics, anger, and yes, sex, than the current ubiquitous images in sound and video currently provide.
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.
Table of Contents
|Top Ten Debates in Hip Hop|
|Hip Hop's Critics|
|Hip Hop Causes Violence||p. 33|
|Hip Hop Reflects Black Dysfunctional Ghetto Culture||p. 61|
|Hip Hop Hurts Black People||p. 75|
|Hip Hop Is Destroying America's Values||p. 95|
|Hip Hop Demeans Women||p. 113|
|Hip Hop's Defenders|
|Just Keeping It Real||p. 133|
|Hip Hop Is Not Responsible for Sexism||p. 149|
|"There are Bitches and Hoes"||p. 167|
|We're Not Role Models||p. 187|
|Nobody Talks About the Positive in Hip Hop||p. 201|
|Mutual Denials in the Hip Hop Wars||p. 217|
|Progressive Voices, Energies, and Visions||p. 241|
|Six Guiding Principles for Progressive Creativity, Consumption, and Community in Hip Hop and Beyond||p. 261|
|Radio Station Consolidation||p. 274|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|