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Title:
Should music lyrics be censored for violence and exploitation?
Author:
Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Publication Information:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
137 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Lyrics with violence and exploitation harm young people / Censoring and restricting music lyrics harm society / Youths from dysfunctional families identify with violence and exploitation in music lyrics / Lyrics with violence and exploitation should not be protected by the First Amendment / recording industry should take responsibility for violence in lyrics / Hip-hop and rap lyrics contain gratuitous violence and cause harm / Hip-hop and rap lyrics are unfairly criticized for violence / Hip-hop and rap lyrics offer positive messages / Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would be beneficial / Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would not be beneficial / Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation are effective / Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation may not be effective / Organizations to contact -- Bibliography -- Index.
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ISBN:
9780737740646

9780737740653
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