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Dimitriadis, Greg – Urban Education, 2015
This article revisits the central impulse behind early advocacy for ethnographic approaches to hip hop--that critics should try as much as possible to limit their own certainties around what hip hop can and might mean. While ethnographic approaches can engender the kinds of personal dislocations that allow for this negotiation, they do not…
Descriptors: African American Culture, Popular Culture, Urban Education, Urban Youth
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Khalifa, Muhammad – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2013
Ladson-Billings, Gay and among others have demonstrated the strong need for educational curriculum and practice to respond to the specific academic, cultural, and social needs of culturally unique, minoritized students. This article focuses on culturally responsive leadership practices for students with Hip-Hop identity performatives. This…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Culturally Relevant Education, Popular Culture, Music
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Durham, Aisha S. – Policy Futures in Education, 2009
The film documentary titled "Hip Hop: beyond beats and rhymes" captures ongoing conversations among scholars, cultural critics, and hip hop insiders about the state of African Americans by interrogating distinct expressive forms associated with hip hop culture. Durham draws from two scenes to describe her memories as the researched…
Descriptors: African Americans, Working Class, Public Housing, Researchers
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Stovall, David – Urban Education, 2006
This article seeks to locate hip-hop in the realm of popular culture in education. Through the use of song lyrics, the author suggests the use of rap music to provide context for the humanities and social sciences in secondary curriculum. Using a theoretical and practical lens, the article argues for the use of hip-hop and other elements of…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Popular Culture, Music, High School Students
Kincheloe, Joe L., Ed.; Hayes, Kecia, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
This book examines the maligned students who populate urban schools and finds a talented group of resilient young people who deserve the support of the larger society. The editors and authors explore the ways such students are undermined, in the process developing new ways of teaching based on an understanding and appreciation of them.…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools, Urban Education