Check It While I Wreck It: Black Womanhood, Hip-Hop Culture, and the Public Sphere / Edition 1

Check It While I Wreck It: Black Womanhood, Hip-Hop Culture, and the Public Sphere / Edition 1

by Gwendolyn D. Pough
     
 

Examines how young black women who came of age during the hip-hop era are grappling with the gender politics of a predominately masculine spaceSee more details below

Overview

Examines how young black women who came of age during the hip-hop era are grappling with the gender politics of a predominately masculine space

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555536077
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press
Publication date:
05/26/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : hip-hop is more than just music to me : the potential for a movement in the culture3
1Bringing wreck : theorizing race, rap, gender, and the public sphere15
2My cipher keeps movin' like a rollin' stone : black women's expressive cultures and black feminist legacies41
3I bring wreck to those who disrespect me like a dame : women, rap, and the rhetoric of wreck75
4(Re)reconstructing womanhood : black women's narratives in hip-hop culture103
5Girls in the hood and other ghetto dramas : representing black womanhood in hip-hop cinema and novels127
6Hip-hop soul mate? : hip-hop soul divas and rap music : critiquing the love that hate produced163
7You can't see me/you betta recognize : using rap to bridge gaps in the classroom193
Conclusion : imagining images : black womanhood in the twenty-first century215

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