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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 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 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 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... perspective. It explores the compression of time through the acceleration of movement and measures the velocity of a counterculture that has “hopped up” the machinery of repression as it approaches final impact. This essay discusses the film in the context of issues surrounding individual liberty and national...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
... company wished to be associated with the film, as if they were pretending that it had somehow spontaneously come into existence. Kubrick was hopping. ‘It’s like they think it was some kind of immaculate fucking conception,’ he exclaimed with the ultrarighteous indignation of someone caught in an...
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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 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 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 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