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Pop Music

David Brown

in God and Grace of Body: Sacrament in Ordinary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231829
eISBN:
9780191716218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231829.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the aesthetics of pop music in general and then focuses on how specific artists might facilitate religious experience. It examines not just ‘light’ popular music, but also the ... More


 “Runnin' with the Devil”: Conservative Evangelical Fear and Popular Music

Jason C. Bivins

in Religion of Fear: The Politics of Horror in Conservative Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340815
eISBN:
9780199867158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340815.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores long‐standing Christian criticisms of popular music and the way in which they serve as vehicles to articulate larger social concerns about “cults,” gender, crime, and authority. ... More


Fun^Da^Mental’s “Jihad Rap”

Ted Swedenburg

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Roughly 1.6 million Muslims reside in Britain today, of whom one million are British of South Asian origin, or “BrAsians.” Within a context of increased visibility and notoriety for BrAsian Muslims ... More


INSULT IN PLAY AND RITUAL

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Modern rap battles are a continuation of the traditional dozens played by black male adolescents. Such insult rituals allow for the controlled expression of aggression and the defining of boundaries ... More


Ghettos, Hoods, Blocks: The Sounds of German Space in Rap and Hip-Hop

Maria Stehle

in Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces depictions of city spaces in German rap and hip-hop productions that mirror conflicting experiences of space and belonging in the 21st century. The different layers of urban space ... More


Pop Music Subcultures and Wellbeing

Adrian C. North and David J. Hargreaves

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter focuses on whether pop music subcultures promote self-harming and other factors related to delinquency. Put simply, it considers whether listening to certain forms of pop music is ... More


To Where from Here? The Final Vision of the Migration Narrative

Farah Jasmine Griffin

in Who Set You Flowin?: The African-American Migration Narrative

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195088960
eISBN:
9780199855148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088960.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The South remains important to most African Americans as their home and place of origin. It has been a recurring theme in migration narratives. Black film and rap have become the most dominant forms ... More


Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Derek Pardue

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Musicians rapping in Kriolu—a hybrid of Portuguese and West African languages spoken in Cape Verde—have recently emerged from Lisbon's periphery. They popularize the struggles with identity and ... More


Great Satan'S Rage: American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism

Scott Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097416
eISBN:
9781526104083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Great Satan's rage looks at how rap and metal have been highly engaged with America’s role in the world, supercapitalism and their own role within it. This has especially been the case when genres – ... More


Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Lester K. Spence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669875
eISBN:
9781452947068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669875.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

A growing number of black activists and artists claim that rap and hip-hop are the basis of an influential new urban social movement. Simultaneously, black citizens evince concern with the effect ... More


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