Dancehall and Hip-Hop: Youth Perceptions of Sexuality and Violence

Authors

  • W. Marc Jackman School for Cognition, Learning and Education, Valsayn Campus, The University of Trinidad and Tobago

Abstract

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.

Author Biography

W. Marc Jackman, School for Cognition, Learning and Education, Valsayn Campus, The University of Trinidad and Tobago

Assistant Professor, Psychology

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