American Popular Culture | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Other Film and Media Studies | Race and Ethnicity
This paper attempts to examine racism, respectability politics, and its relation to twerking. With the use of research by Gilbert Herdt, Stanley Cohen, Marshall McLuhan, Dr. Tamura Lomax, Patricia Hill-Collins, Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham and many others to put the use of Black women as modern day folk devils into perspective.
Trigger Warning: Racism, Sexual Assault
Johnson, Mariah M.
"Wait ‘Til You See it From the Back: Twerking as an Expression of Sexual Agency,"
OUR Journal: ODU Undergraduate Research Journal: Vol. 5, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/ourj/vol5/iss1/3