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Black Studies, Rap and the Academy - 93 edition

Black Studies, Rap and the Academy (ISBN10: 0226035212; ISBN13: 9780226035215)
ISBN13: 978-0226035215
ISBN10: 0226035212

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0226035208
ISBN10: 0226035204

Summary: In this explosive book, Houston Baker takes stock of the current state of Black Studies in the university and outlines its responsibilities to the newest form of black urban expression--rap. A frank, polemical essay, Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy is an uninhibited defense of Black Studies and an extended commentary on the importance of rap. Written in the midst of the political correctness wars and in the aftermath of the Los Angeles riots, Baker's meditation o
n the academy and black urban expression has generated much controversy and comment from both ends of the political spectrum.
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Summary: In this explosive book, Houston Baker takes stock of the current state of Black Studies in the university and outlines its responsibilities to the newest form of black urban expression--rap. A frank, polemical essay, Black Studies, Rap, and the Academy is an uninhibited defense of Black Studies and an extended commentary on the importance of rap. Written in the midst of the political correctness wars and in the aftermath of the Los Angeles riots, Baker's meditation on the academy and black urban expression has generated much controversy and comment from both ends of the political spectrum. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year Published: 1993
International: No

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