Mona, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press
Inna di dancehall :popular culture and the politics of identity in Jamaica
9789766401689
9766401683
168 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Music and dance - History. - Jamaica
Ragga (Music) - Jamaica.
Popular culture - Jamaica.
Dance halls - Social aspects - Jamaica.
Popular music - Jamaica.
Women dancers - Sexual behavior - Jamaica.
Violence - Jamaica.
Identity (Psychology) - Jamaica.
Sex role - Jamaica.
Contents8
Illustrations9
Preface10
Acknowledgements15
Introduction19
1. Setting the Dancehall Stage24
2. Defining the Dancehall48
3. “Love Punaany Bad”59
4. Bigging Up Dons and Shottas109
5. Identity Politics inna the Belly of the Dancehall145
Notes154
Bibliography168
Index185