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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Hope, Donna P.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Passa passa: Interrogating cultural hybridities in Jamaican dancehall
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Journal Title
Small axe: a Caribbean journal of criticism
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Date of Publication
2006
Volume ID
11
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
119-133
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Notes
Number 21
Abstract
This article contributes to discussions on cultural hybridity and extends the debates on dancehall culture. It uses the 'mix up and blender' of a dancehall street dance, Passa Passa, to examine hybridity from the viewpoint of dancehall culture as it participates in the sociocultural construction of personhood, meanings, and knowledge from within the restrictive and marginalized spaces designated for its primary creators, members of the black, lower-class, and inner cities of Jamaica.....
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