Media Bias, Perspective, and State Repression: The Black Panther Party / Edition 1

Media Bias, Perspective, and State Repression: The Black Panther Party / Edition 1

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by Christian Davenport
     
 

This book examines the information reported by the media regarding the interaction between the Black Panther Party and government agents in the Bay Area of California (1967–1973).See more details below

Overview

This book examines the information reported by the media regarding the interaction between the Black Panther Party and government agents in the Bay Area of California (1967–1973).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521759700
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2009
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Conceptualization: 1. Objectivity and subjectivity in event catalogs; 2. The Rashomon effect, observation and data generation; 3. Understanding state repressive behavior; Part II. Cases: 4. The Black Panther Party vs. the United States, 1967-73: background; 5. An event catalog of dissent and repression: the BPP in the Bay Area; 6. A mosaic of coercion: five cases of anti-Panther repressive behavior; Part III. Conclusion: 7. Conclusion: conflict, events and catalogs; Appendix 1: The Black Panther-U.S. Government event catalogs.

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