'Playing for Keeps' by Robin D. G. Kelley
An analysis of Robin D. G. Kelley's article, 'Playing for Keeps' and an in-depth look at the street culture defined by African-American's living in the inner city.
# 90754 | 900 words | 1 source | 2006 |
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Literature (American) , Anthropology (General) , Ethnic Studies (General) , African-American Studies (General)
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This essay analyzes the article 'Playing for Keeps' by Robin D. G. Kelley. This essay discusses how Kelley examines the meaning of play in mainly African-America inner cities. According to the paper, in this case play is defined as street basketball, street art and street performance, which for many of these youth presents potential labor especially in an economic and social climate that provides little opportunity for fulfilling wage labor. The paper also takes an in-depth look at hip-hop's rap music, graffiti art and break dancing.
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