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Performing identity/performing culture : hip hop as text, pedagogy, and lived practice / Greg Dimitriadis.

By: Dimitriadis, Greg, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Intersections in communications and culture: v. 1.Publisher: New York : P. Lang, c2001Description: xvii, 148 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0820451762 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780820451763 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): African American youth -- Social life and customs | African American youth -- Social conditions | Hip-hop | Rap (Music) -- Social aspects | Performance art -- Social aspects -- United States | African American youth -- Education | Performance -- Social aspects -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Performing identity/performing culture.DDC classification: 305.235 Other classification: 24.65
Contents:
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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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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E185.86 .D55 2001 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001516798

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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Greg Dimitriadis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He teaches in the sociology of education concentration.

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