Reggae, Rastafari, and the rhetoric of social control by Stephen A. King ; with contributions by Barry T. Bays III and P. Renée Foster.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: King, Stephen A., 1964-
Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Bays, Barry T., Foster, P. Renée.
Format: Book
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2002.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • PART ONE (1959-1971)
  • Ska and the roots of Rastafarian musical protest
  • Rocksteady, the Rude Boy, and the political awakening of Rastafari
  • Early reggae, Black power, and the politicization of Rastafari
  • Jamaica Labour Party's "policy of the beast" : the rhetoric of social control strategies
  • PART TWO (1972-1980)
  • International reggae : popularization and polarization of Rastafari
  • Michael Manley and the People's National Party's co-optation of the Rastafari and reggae.