The Black Culture Industry / Edition 1

The Black Culture Industry / Edition 1

by Ellis Cashmore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415120837

ISBN-13: 9780415120838

Pub. Date: 06/27/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Cashmore's controversial study argues that black culture has been converted into a commodity, usually in the interests of white owned corporations. Using detailed studies of the marketing of Motown, Michael Jackson and the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Cashmore suggests that inflating the significance of this commodified 'black culture' may actually be

Overview

Cashmore's controversial study argues that black culture has been converted into a commodity, usually in the interests of white owned corporations. Using detailed studies of the marketing of Motown, Michael Jackson and the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Cashmore suggests that inflating the significance of this commodified 'black culture' may actually be counter-productive in the struggle for racial justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415120838
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/27/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.46(d)

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