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Author Rose, Tricia.
Title The hip hop wars [electronic resource] : what we talk about when we talk about hip hop--and why it matters / Tricia Rose.
Published New York : BasicCivitas, c2008.
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 Electronic Book  HN59.2 .R68 2008eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xii, 308 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-291) and index.
Contents Hip hop's critics -- Hip hop causes violence -- Hip hop reflects black dysfunctional ghetto culture -- Hip hop hurts black people -- Hip hop is destroying America's values -- Hip hop is demeans women -- Hip hop's defenders -- Just keeping it real -- Hip hop is not responsible for sexism -- "There are bitches and hoes" -- We're not role models -- Nobody talk about the positive in hip hop -- Mutual denials in the hip hop wars -- Progressive voices, energies, and visions -- Six guiding principles for progressive creativity, consumption, and community in hip hop and beyond.
Subject 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.
Additional Format Print version: Rose, Tricia. The hip hop wars. New York : BasicCivitas, c2008. 9780465008971 0465008976
ISBN 0786727195 (electronic bk.)
9780786727193 (electronic bk.)