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Title Therapeutic uses of rap and hip hop / edited by Susan Hadley and George Yancy.

Published New York, NY : Brunner-Routledge, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  615.85154 The    AVAILABLE
Physical description 385 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: give 'em just one mic: the therapeutic agency of rap and hip-hop -- Pt 1 Historical and theoretical perspectives 1. RAP (requisite, ally, protector) and the desperate contemporary adolescent -- 2. Contextualizing rap music as a means of incorporating into psychotherapy -- 3. The importance of hip-hop for music therapists -- 4. The hero's journey into hip-hop and its applications in music therapy -- 5. It's bigger than hip-hop: a hip-hop feminist approach to music therapy with adolescent females -- 6. Therapeutically and socially relevant themes in hip-hop music: a comprehensive analysis of a selected sample of songs -- Pt 2 Rap and hip-hop with at-risk youth 7. Beats, rhymes, and life: rap therapy in an urban setting -- 8. Therapuetic outreach through bboying (break dancing) in Canada's Arctic and First Nations communities: social work through hip-hop -- 9. Hear our voices: a music therapy songwriting program and the message of the little saints through the medium of rap -- 10. "Just so you know, I miss you so bad": the expression of life and loss in the raps of two adolescents in music therapy -- 11. Naming my story and claiming my self -- 12. Yo, can ya flow! Research findings on hip-hop aesthetics and rap therapy in an urban youth shelter -- 13. Rap composition and improvisation in a short-term juvenile detention facility -- 14. Song communication using rap music in a group setting with at-risk youth -- Pt 3 Rap with clients in specific clinical settings 15. Hip-hop healing: rap music in grief therapy with an African American male -- 16. Beat it: the effects of rap music on adolescents in the pediatric medical setting -- 17. "Must be the ganja": using rap music in music therapy for substance use disorders -- 18. "Morphine mamma": creating original songs using rap with women with cancer -- 19. Rapping around the system: a young black man's journey through a high-security hospital.
Other author Hadley, Susan (Susan Joan), 1967-
Yancy, George.
Subject Music therapy.
Rap (Music) -- Psychological aspects.
Hip-hop -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780415884730 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415884747 (paperback: alk. paper)