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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 371–376.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Murray Forman The Hip-Hop Generation Fights Back: Youth, Activism, and Post–Civil Rights Politics , By Clay Andreana , New York : New York University Press , 2012 , 230 pages, $23/£14.24 (paperback) , ISBN: 978-0-8147-1717-2 © 2013 Murray Forman 2013 The term political activism...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Murray Forman Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation , By Fernandes Sujatha , London : Verso , 2012 , 204 pages, $19.95/£25.00 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-84467-741-2 © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 The historical and cultural analysis of global phenomena is...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nicholas Gamso This essay considers the political efficacy of hip-hop, as genre and as lifestyle, three decades after it emerged from the South Bronx and as its artists and cultural critics variously mourn, endure, and embrace its institutionalization. I look at three recent critical works on hip...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., memoir, and travel writing. Bowles, this outer-national author, made no converts, I would claim, or at least expected to make none through his writing, lifestyle, or music, however hip, cool, or subterranean it came to seem to world-traveling writers like the Beats or those we might distance or dismiss...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Bantu-speakers in the south. When Africans were forced into slavery in the Americas, itutu became a means of maintaining a sense of dignity in oppressive conditions. There is an obvious line here from slavery through mid-twentieth century hipster and jazz culture to present-day street style, hip-hop...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., both fuel the creation of concepts and feed the great inclusive cultural melting pot. A misunderstanding at Primm between a silver-tongued tourist, whom they are trying to present as a millenarian prophet, and young interlocutors, of whose ways he knows nothing, themselves shooting from the hip with...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... observing hygiene. The competing television stations jointly set up an additional, exclusive SARS channel, which broadcast television actors doing their bit to encourage self-monitoring. A hip-hop song was commissioned by the Ministry of Community Development and Sports, “SARS Rap,” performed by the local...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., even while standing still! Line of chance, line of hips, line of flight. Don't arouse the General in yourself! Not an exact idea, but just an idea (Godard). Have short-term ideas. Make maps, not photographs or drawings. Deleuze and Guattari, On the Line The work of art where it appears without an...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... commodified cultural forms: Hard Rock, Glam, Retro, world music, cyberculture. Rapid commodification of new culture forms, i.e., punk, Hip-hop, social networking This line of argument may be read as an extension of a standard left critique of the kind that Postrel routinely lambastes. But in fact the temporal...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 202–216.
Published: 01 July 2016
... itself promoted shows like Congo Jamboree through songs such as “Misbehavin’ Hips,” describing the show as an “exhibition of unrestrained Nubian abandon” (quoted in Barnhart 2013 : 187). As Spike Hughes (1933 : 353), a British jazz critic, wrote of his trip to the Cotton Club: “Why they do not move...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the participant having identified an area of her body she particularly dislikes (such as her tummy, hips, or breasts), which the host seeks to convince her is not as big as she thinks it is. The woman’s test is to estimate the size of her offending body part and place herself within a lineup of near...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... reinforced, if not actually invented, by the ceaseless onslaught of media imagery that thematizes the urban as the hip, the now, the young, the alive, the vibrant. The city is the target for all youth, so popular culture has told us for over 100 years (“How are you going to keep them on the farm once they've...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... result of severe economic restriction following the collapse of the socialist bloc, in recent years Cuba's Nueva Trova Movement has become multifaceted, with its social commentary encompassing music theater, jazz, hip hop, rock, the blues, photography, the plastic arts, and dance ( Kronenberg 2005...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012