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Pimps up, ho's down : hip hop's hold on young Black women

Author: T Denean Sharpley-Whiting
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explores the portrayal of black women in hip hop music and other mass media

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Denean Sharpley-Whiting
ISBN: 9780814740644 0814740642 9780814740149 0814740146
OCLC Number: 474114068
Notes: Originally published in 2007
Description: xviii, 187 s. : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Prologue Sex, Power, and Punanny Introduction Pimpin' Ain't Easy, But Somebody's Got to Do It 1 "I See the Same Ho": Video Vixens, Beauty Culture, and Diasporic Sex Tourism 2 Too Hot to Be Bothered: Black Women and Sexual Abuse 3 "I'm a Hustla, Baby": Groupie Love and the Hip Hop Star 4 Strip Tails: Booty Clappin', P-poppin', Shake Dancing 5 Coda, or a Few Last Words on Hip Hop and Feminism Notes Index About the Author
Other Titles: Hip hop's hold on young Black women
Responsibility: T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting


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"Sharpley-Whitings book does not suffer from the sort of cowardice one too often hears from black academics who genuflect to hip hop in order to stay current with the tastes of the students who Read more...

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