Should music lyrics be censored for violence and exploitation? (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Should music lyrics be censored for violence and exploitation?

Author: Roman Espejo
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2008.
Series: At issue., Mass media.; At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Greenhaven Press's At Issue Series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point out sources for further research.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Should music lyrics be censored for violence and exploitation?
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)755054659
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roman Espejo
ISBN: 9780737740646 0737740647 9780737740653 0737740655
OCLC Number: 184924869
Description: 137 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lyrics with violence and exploitation harm young people / Lloyd Eby --
Censoring and restricting music lyrics harm society / Paul D. Fischer --
Youths from dysfunctional families identify with violence and exploitation in music lyrics / Mary Eberstadt --
Lyrics with violence and exploitation should not be protected by the First Amendment / John F. Borowski --
The recording industry should take responsibility for violence in lyrics / Michael Rich --
Hip-hop and rap lyrics contain gratuitous violence and cause harm / John H. McWhorter --
Hip-hop and rap lyrics are unfairly criticized for violence / Edward Rhymes --
Hip-hop and rap lyrics offer positive messages / Sara Libby --
Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would be beneficial / John H. McWhorter --
Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would not be beneficial / Alexander Billet --
Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation are effective / Hilary Rosen --
Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation may not be effective / Mike Osegueda.
Series Title: At issue., Mass media.; At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Responsibility: Roman Espejo, book editor.
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Greenhaven Press's At Issue Series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point out sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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