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Volume 15, Number 1 (2010)
Dancehall and Hip-Hop: Youth Perceptions of Sexuality and Violence
W. Jackman
The main purpose of this paper is to attempt to assesss the impact of dancehall and hip-hop music on the behaviour and perceptions of adolescent and youth. More specifically, the paper seeks to determine the extent to which Trinidadian adolescents endorse dancehall and hip-hop music as favourites and the consequences of such endorsements - in particular sexuality and violent perceptions nd behaviours.