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Author Weiss, Brad
Title Street dreams and hip hop barbershops : global fantasy in urban Tanzania / Brad Weiss
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HQ799.8.T34 W45 2009    AVAILABLE    30520020740255
Descript x, 263 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series Tracking globalization
Tracking globalization
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-255) and index
Introduction: Popular practices and neoliberal dilemmas in Arusha -- Themes and theories : popular culture in Africa and elsewhere -- Enacting the invincible : youthful performance in town -- Thug realism : inhabiting spaces of masculine fantasy -- The barber in pain : consciousness, affliction, and alterity -- Gender (in)visible : contests of style -- Learning from your surroundings : watching television and social participation -- Chronic mobb asks a blessing : apocalyptic hip hop and the global crisis -- Conclusion
Subject Young men -- Tanzania -- Arusha Region -- Social life and customs
Youth -- Tanzania -- Arusha Region -- Social life and customs
Barbershops -- Tanzania -- Arusha Region
Popular culture -- Tanzania -- Arusha Region
Hip-hop -- Tanzania -- Arusha Region
Arusha Region (Tanzania) -- Social life and customs
Alt Title Street dreams & hip hop barbershops
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