LAW, RAPPING AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: RETHINKING TRUTH IN CONTEMPORANEITY

Mari Cristina de Freitas Fagundes, Ana Clara Correa Henning, Gabriela M. Kyrillos, Thais Luzia Colaço

Abstract


Our criminal justice system produces socially naturalized truths which authorize certain subjects’ discourse, and silence others’. Rapping, as a counterculture, produces resistance from peripheral spaces in the complex power and knowledge net around us. Rap lyrics problematize a form of violence present even inside the state action, either as classifying subjects or in it’s so-called democratic discourse. Those questions are reasoned in this paper, in bibliographic contribution and compositions analysis in this genre.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2014.v10n10p%25p


European Scientific Journal (ESJ)

 

ISSN: 1857 - 7881 (Print)
ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online)

 

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