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SOC 155: Hip-Hop Culture and Society

This class is no longer offered as of Fall 2015.

This course offers a critical analysis of Hip-Hop culture through an application of sociological and psychological concepts. Theories will be applied to current ethical and social issues as expressed through Rap lyrics. Topics to be examined include race, class, gender, materialism, alienation, crime, religion, sex and misogyny. Biographical studies of Rap artists will be used to investigate the relationship between Hip-Hop culture and the larger society.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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