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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Hope, Donna
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Title, Analytic
Dancehall: Origins, History, Future.
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Groundings
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Refereed
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Date of Publication
2011
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26
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7-28
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http:; www.academia.edu/7025734/Dancehall_Origins_History_Future
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Abstract
This paper is a synopsis of dancehall music culture, where it comes from, some of its important themes, and how these themes resonate with Jamaican society and culture. Dancehall is perceived by many as a loud noise and space that is bothersome and loaded with many themes that are problematic. For others, it is a place of many sounds, songs and themes that tell a great deal about the lives of mainly working class Jamaicans who are struggling to create fantasies of self that they can articulate and utilize to project themselves.....
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