By Raphael Travis, Jr.
Call Number: ML 3918 .R37 T73 2016
Publisher's description: Using the latest research, real-world examples, and a new theory of healthy development, this book explains Hip Hop culture's ongoing role in helping Black youths to live long, healthy, and productive lives.
• Connects the latest research conclusions about Hip Hop's influences with actual examples of its practice and applied value in action
• Identifies education, health and mental health, and afterschool settings as key to promoting health and well-being
• Disentangles arguments about whether Hip Hop culture is more of a tool for empowerment or a tool for risk promotion
• Explains Hip Hop's ongoing contributions to health and learning, with attention to the Black community
• Provides a common language and structure for helping professionals, researchers, and policymakers to organize work related to Hip Hop and well-being
• Introduces meaningful models, tips, and resources for personal or professional use
• Offers real-world insights from today's leaders within the Hip Hop Ed movement
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