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Burying Don Imus

Author : Michael Awkward
ISBN : 9780816667413
Genre : Social Science
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In Burying Don Imus, Michael Awkward provides the first balanced, critical analysis of Imus's comments on the Rutgers women's basketball team and the public outrage they provoked. Written from the singular perspective of a black intellectual with both a long-standing commitment to feminism and a deep familiarity with—and appreciation of—Imus in the Morning, this book contends that the reaction to the insult ignored the nature of Imus's contributions to popular culture and political debate while eliding the real and complicated issues within contemporary racial politics.

Black Men Black Feminism

Author : Jared Sexton
ISBN : 9783319741260
Genre : Social Science
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A brief commentary on the necessity and the impossibility of black men’s participation in the development of black feminist theory and politics, Black Men, Black Feminism examines the basic assumptions that have guided—and misguided—black men’s efforts to take up black feminism. Offering a rejoinder to the contemporary study of black men and masculinity in the twenty-first century, Jared Sexton interrogates some of the most common intellectual postures of black men writing about black feminism, ultimately departing from the prevailing discourse on progressive black masculinities. Sexton examines, by contrast, black men’s critical and creative work—from Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep to Jordan Peele’s Get Out— to describe the cultural logic that provides a limited moral impetus to the quest for black male feminism and that might, if reconfigured, prompt an ethical response of an entirely different order.

American Sports A History Of Icons Idols And Ideas 4 Volumes

Author : Murry R. Nelson
ISBN : 9780313397530
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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America loves sports. This book examines and details the proof of this fascination seen throughout American society—in our literature, film, and music; our clothing and food; and the iconography of the nation.

Encyclopedia Of Contemporary American Social Issues 4 Volumes

Author : Michael Shally-Jensen
ISBN : 9780313392054
Genre : Social Science
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This single-source reference will help students and general readers alike understand the most critical issues facing American society today. • Four volumes divided by subject area • 225 entries written by experienced researchers and professionals who are experts in their fields • Charts and graphs • Comprehensive bibliographies at the end of each topic volume • Sidebars containing interesting and useful tangents to the main discussion • Further reading section at end of each entry, including Internet links

Scandalize My Name

Author : Terrion L. Williamson
ISBN : 9780823274727
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"From sapphire, mammy, and jezebel to the angry black woman, baby mama, and nappy-headed ho, black female iconography has had a long and tortured history in public culture. The telling of this history has long occupied the work of black female theorists--much of which has been foundational in situating black women within the matrix of sociopolitical thought and practice in the United States. Scandalize My Name builds upon the rich tradition of this work while taking a detour from conventional stereotype discourse to argue that black social life defies the limitations of representational thought and practice. By approaching the study of black female representation not as a mechanism of negative or positive valuation but as an opening onto a serious contemplation of the vagaries of black social life, Williamson makes a case for a radical black subject position that structures and is structured by an amorphous social order that ultimately destabilizes the very notion of "civil society." At turns memoir, sociological inquiry, literary analysis, and cultural critique, Scandalize My Name explores topics as varied as serial murder, reality television, Christian evangelism, and the novels of Toni Morrison, to advance black feminist practice as a modality through which black sociality is both theorized and made material."

Taking Sides Clashing Views In Mass Media And Society

Author : Alison Alexander
ISBN : NWU:35556041007329
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume presents current controversial issues surrounding mass media and society in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Mass media refers collectively to all media technologies, including the Internet, television, newspapers, and radio, which are used for mass communications, and to the organizations which control these technologies. This topic is framed with a general summary and introduction, and a postscript or challenge questions. This work features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and an online instructor's resource guide with testing material available. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading scholars and media commentators, discuss topics such as the media's relationship with the public, freedom of speech, and the future of media and media technologies.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722686
Genre : English literature
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Author : Jodee Blanco
ISBN : 9953297673
Genre : Popular literature
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Author : سمير أمين
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Author : مناعي، علي عبد الله
ISBN : 9990109567
Genre : Bahrain
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