Dimitriadis, Greg, 1969-

Performing identity/performing culture : hip hop as text, pedagogy, and lived practice / Greg Dimitriadis. - New York : P. Lang, c2001. - xvii, 148 p. ; 23 cm. - Intersections in communications and culture ; vol. 1 . - Intersections in communications and culture ; v. 1. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-137) and index.

Hip Hop to Rap: from live performance to mediated narrative -- Popular culture, constructions of place, and the lives of urban youth -- Mobilizing history at a local community center: popular media and the construction of generational identity among African-American youth -- The symbolic mediation of identity in Black popular culture: the discursive life, death, and reburth of Tupac Shakur (coauthored with Geroge Kamberelis) -- Black youth, popular culture, and pedagogy: some conclusions.

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African American youth--Social life and customs.
African American youth--Social conditions.
Rap (Music)--Social aspects.
Performance art--Social aspects--United States.
African American youth--Education.
Performance--Social aspects--United States.

E185.86 / .D55 2001