Should music lyrics be censored for violence and exploitation?
- Roman Espejo, book editor.
- Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
- Physical description
- 137 p. ; 24 cm.
- At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
- Espejo, Roman, 1977-
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-129) and index.
- Lyrics with violence and exploitation harm young people / Lloyd Eby
- Censoring and restricting music lyrics harm society / Paul D. Fischer
- Youths from dysfunctional families identify with violence and exploitation in music lyrics / Mary Eberstadt
- Lyrics with violence and exploitation should not be protected by the First Amendment / John F. Borowski
- The recording industry should take responsibility for violence in lyrics / Michael Rich
- Hip-hop and rap lyrics contain gratuitous violence and cause harm / John H. McWhorter
- Hip-hop and rap lyrics are unfairly criticized for violence / Edward Rhymes
- Hip-hop and rap lyrics offer positive messages / Sara Libby
- Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would be beneficial / John H. McWhorter
- Banning words from hip-hop and rap music would not be beneficial / Alexander Billet
- Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation are effective / Hilary Rosen
- Advisory labels and recording industry self-regulation may not be effective / Mike Osegueda.
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- Publication date
- At issue
- 9780737740646 (hardcover)
- 0737740647 (hardcover)
- 9780737740653 (pbk.)
- 0737740655 (pbk.)
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