Item description for Inna Di Dancehall: Popular Culture And the Politics of Identity in Jamaica by Donna P. Hope...
This work provides an accessible account of a poorly understood aspect of Jamaican popular culture. It explores the socio-political meanings of Jamaica's dancehall culture. In particular, the book gives an account of the power relations within the dancehall and between the dancehall and the wider Jamaican society. Hope gives the reader an unmatched insider's view and explanation of power, violence and gender relations in Jamaica as seen through the prism of the dancehall.
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Studio: University of the West Indies Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 30, 2006
Publisher University of West Indies Press
ISBN 9766401683 ISBN13 9789766401689
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inna di dancehall Feb 24, 2007
Dr. Hope provides an etic view of the Jamaican subcultural dis/place which is the dancehall. Her work is built on a personal anthropological perspective that adds great value to the body of work that already exist on this subject. I look forward to her venture into the dialogue between the dancehall and rastafari.