Women and Hip-Hop Culture
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In this article, the writer looks at hip-hop culture and notes that men are seen as the premier gender, and women continually allow themselves to be represented as individuals that only had physical attributes and sexual prowess to offer. The writer maintains that today, in regards to women, hip-hop has evolved into nothing more than a culture of oppression and victimization with a focus still heavily rooted in misogynistic ideology. The writer offers rationale behind this transition back to pre-industrial categorization of women, and examines the hip-hop culture and the social mechanisms that apply.
From the Paper:"Women have continually had to fight for the sociological position assigned to their gender. It was not so long ago that the woman's position in the household was thought of as secondary to males, and basically consisted of rearing children and creating a home for the male. However, as the 20th century began, women continually began to shift the social mores that were upheld in the United States. Working as a collective gender, slowly these norms started to change. The feminist movement has faced steep challenges in mounting the quest for equality. Just a century ago, employers could get away with working women over 10 hours a day without having to pay them similar wages to their males counterparts."
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