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TitleHip-hop for health promotion : an exploratory descriptive study of hip-hop-based HIV/AIDs education
AuthorLandy, Rachel
DescriptionThesis (M.A.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2011. Ethnomusicology
Date2010
Paginationix, 118 leaves : ill.
SubjectHealth education--North America; Music in education--North America; AIDS (Disease) and the arts--North America; AIDS (Disease)--Study and teaching--North America; Hip-hop--Study and teaching--North America
DegreeM.A.
Degree GrantorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Dept. of Ethnomusicology
DisciplineEthnomusicology
LanguageEng
Spatial CoverageNorth America
NotesBibliography: leaves 106-117. -- Discography: leaf 118.
AbstractThis thesis is a critical examination of how music is used in health education interventions dealing with HIV/AIDS. More specifically, this research focuses on the use of hip-hop in educative programs within a North American context. To illuminate in detail how music may be used in a health education program, an exploratory/descriptive analysis of one HIV education program, Taking Action, an arts-based HIV prevention workshop for Aboriginal youth, was conducted. Interviews with the musicians and facilitators involved in this workshop confirmed that hip-hop was thought to be, for multiple reasons, an appropriate strategy for engaging Aboriginal youth in HIV/AIDS prevention. The study raises further questions about the needs of musicians who partner with organizations in this context. -- Keywords: Hip-hop; health education; Aboriginal; HIV/AIDS.
TypeText
Resource TypeElectronic thesis or dissertation
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
SourcePaper copy kept in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University Libraries
RightsThe author retains copyright ownership and moral rights in this thesis. Neither the thesis nor substantial extracts from it may be printed or otherwise reproduced without the author's permission.
CollectionElectronic Theses and Dissertations
Scanning StatusCompleted
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