Hiphoped: The Compilation on Hip-Hop Education: Volume 2: Hip-Hop as Praxis & Social Justice (Paperback)
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This second volume in the Hip-Hop Education series highlights knowledge of self as the fifth and often forgotten element of hip-hop. In many cases, a connection to hip-hop culture is one that has been well embedded in the identity of hip-hop educators. Historically, academic spaces have had misperceptions and misunderstand the authentic culture of hip-hop, often forcing hip-hop educators to abandon their authentic hip-hop selves to align themselves to the traditions of academia. This edited series highlights the realities of hip-hop educators who grapple with cultivating and displaying themselves authentically in practice and offers examples of how hip-hop can be utilized in educational spaces to promote social justice. It provides narratives of graduate students, practitioners, junior and senior scholars who all identify as part of hip-hop. The chapters in this text explore the intersections of the authors' lived experiences, hip-hop, theory, praxis and social justice.
About the Author
Edmund Adjapong is an assistant professor in the Educational Studies Department at Seton Hall University. He is also a faculty fellow at The Institute for Urban and Multicultural Education at Teachers College, Columbia University and author of #HipHopEd: The Compilation on Hip-Hop Education Volume 1. Ian Levy, a NYC native, is an assistant professor of school counseling at Manhattan College and a former high school counselor in the South Bronx. Levy's research explores the school counselor's use of emotionally themed mixtape writing, recording, and performing as a small-group counseling intervention.