This course introduces individuals to sociological perspectives on the roots of hip hop culture and its global impact. Hip hop provides a powerful understanding of society from below, expressing the experiences and world-views of people marginalized by the dominant power relations. The course will examine the musical and textual forms of hip hop, as well as the social and political contexts in which these cultures arose.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:2 hrs. Tutorial:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL