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ERIC Number: EJ930266
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Student Perceptions of the Hip Hop Culture's Influence on the Undergraduate Experience
Wessel, Roger D.; Wallaert, Kerry A.
Journal of College Student Development, v52 n2 p167-179 Mar-Apr 2011
This study sought to determine how identification and engagement with the hip hop culture influenced the educational experiences of undergraduate students at a Midwestern, predominately White university by interviewing 11 students who self-identified as being immersed in the hip hop culture. Through a qualitative, phenomenological investigation, the hip hop culture was found to have a positive impact on the collegiate experiences of undergraduates specifically as it related to socialization, personal expression through language and clothing, goals, and cultural appreciation of college students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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