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From Jim Crow to Jay-Z [electronic resource] : race, rap, and the performance of masculinity / by Miles White.

By: White, Miles, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: African American music in global perspective: Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (163 p.).ISBN: 9780252093678 (electronic bk.); 0252093674 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States | African American men -- Race identity | Masculinity -- United States | Music and race | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From Jim Crow to Jay-Z.DDC classification: 305.38/896073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Shadow and act: American popular music and the absent black presence -- The fire this time: black masculinity and the politics of racial performance -- Affective gestures: hip-hop aesthetics, blackness and the literacy of performance -- Real niggas: black men, hard men, and the rise of gangsta culture -- Race rebels: whiteness and the new masculine desire.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Shadow and act: American popular music and the absent black presence -- The fire this time: black masculinity and the politics of racial performance -- Affective gestures: hip-hop aesthetics, blackness and the literacy of performance -- Real niggas: black men, hard men, and the rise of gangsta culture -- Race rebels: whiteness and the new masculine desire.

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From Jim Crow to Jay-Z by White, Miles, ©2011
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