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Hip Hop Ecology: Investigating the connection between creative cultural movements, education and urban sustainability

@inproceedings{Cermak2012HipHE,
  title={Hip Hop Ecology: Investigating the connection between creative cultural movements, education and urban sustainability},
  author={Michael J. Cermak},
  year={2012}
}
There is an emerging pairing between the grassroot hip hop movement and urban sustainability initiatives that I call hip hop ecology. The synergy between hip hop and environmentalism defies stereotypes of the whiteness of the environmental movement and the forms of discourse that are used to raise awareness of the ecological crisis. This dissertation builds from my work in the Boston Public Schools, where for four years, I have taught environmental science using environmentally‐themed (green… 
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