Subcultural and Post-subcultural Compatibility: The case of Cuban Underground Rap

Dimou, Eleni (2016). Subcultural and Post-subcultural Compatibility: The case of Cuban Underground Rap. In: Blackman, Shane and Kempson, Michelle eds. The Subcultural Imagination: Theory, Research and Reflexivity in Contemporary Youth Cultures. Youth, Young Adulthood and Society Series. London: Routledge, pp. 33–45.

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The chapter highlights the importance of looking at the work of C. Wright Mills in order to form and develop our sociological imagination in the interpretation of subcultures (i.e. subcultural imagination). The chapter builds on Mills’s work in order to demonstrate the compatibility of subcultural and post-subcultural theory and uses the case study of Cuban underground rap to demonstrate the argument

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