publication . Article . 2013

Degrees of Intersectionality : Male Rap Artists in Sweden Negotiating Class, Race and Gender

Kalle Berggren;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2013
<jats:p>“Intersectionality” has become a highly influential concept in gender research over the last 25 years. Debates have focused on differences and power asymmetries between women, in terms of race but also addressing class, age, sexuality, ability and nation. However, intersectional paradigms have been used to a much lesser extent in gender studies on men. This article seeks to contribute to an emerging discussion about intersectionality and masculinity by analyzing rap lyrics in Swedish songs. The data consists of a broad sample of rap lyrics by male artists 1991-2011, which is analyzed through poststructuralist discourse analysis and queer phenomenology. T...
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free text keywords: intersectionality, hip hop, rap lyrics, men and masculinities, racialization, class, queer phenomenology, Sweden, Sweden., ddc:300, ddc:306, lcsh:General Works, lcsh:A, Gender studies, Negotiation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Gender research, Sociology
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