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Ideologies of marginality in Brazilian hip hop

Author: Derek Pardue
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In the land of samba there is another vibrant culture capturing the attention of urban youth. In this compelling account, Pardue argues that hip hop, while certainly a product of globalized flows of information and technology, is by no means homogenous. Rather, it serves as a set of ideologies for everyday people to make sense of and potentially change their lives. Based on more than five years of anthropological  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Pardue
ISBN: 9780230604650 023060465X 9780230120716 0230120717
OCLC Number: 187548353
Description: xii, 210 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction and frame --
Assembling Brazilian hip hop histories --
Making territorial claims: São Paulo hip-hop and the socio-geographical dynamics of periferia --
Putting mano to music: testing hip hop negritude --
Mano/Mana: the engendering of the periferia --
Fechou? (I'm out/the end?): concluding remarks about a crisis and an opportunity.
Responsibility: Derek Pardue.

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Based on more than five years of anthropological fieldwork in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this book highlights race, class, gender and territory to argue that Brazillian hip hoppers are subjects rather than  Read more...
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"A well written, concise account of Brazilian hip hop. Pardue does a very good job of combining historical, sociological, aesthetic, artistic, and ideological analysis of hip hop music. The rich, Read more...

 
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