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Title Should music lyrics be censored for violence and exploitation? [electronic resource] / Roman Espejo, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 137 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-129) and index.
Contents Lyrics with violence and exploitation harm young people / Lloyd Eby -- Censoring and restricting music lyrics harm society / Paul D. Fischer -- Youths from dysfunctional families identify with violence and exploitation in music lyrics / Mary Eberstadt -- Lyrics with violence and exploitation should not be protected by the First Amendment / John F. Borowski -- The recording industry should take responsibility for violence in lyrics / Michael Rich -- Hip-hop and rap lyrics contain gratuitous violence and cause harm / John H. McWhorter -- Hip-hop and rap lyrics are unfairly criticized for violence / Edward Rhymes -- Hip-hop and rap lyrics offer positive messages / Sara Libby -- Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would be beneficial / John H. McWhorter -- Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would not be beneficial / Alexander Billet -- Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation are effective / Hilary Rosen -- Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation may not be effective / Mike Osegueda.
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Subject Rap (Music) -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Rap (Music) -- Censorship -- Juvenile literature.
Music -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Censorship -- United States.
Added Author Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737740646 (hardcover)
9780737740653 (pbk.)
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