Reading Race: Hollywood and the Cinema of Racial Violence / Edition 1

Reading Race: Hollywood and the Cinema of Racial Violence / Edition 1

by Norman K. Denzin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803975457

ISBN-13: 9780803975453

Pub. Date: 03/29/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this insightful book, one of America's leading commentators on culture and society turns his gaze upon cinematic race relations, examining the relationship between film, race and culture.

Acute, richly illustrated and timely, the book deepens our understanding of the politics of race and the symbolic complexity of segregation and discrimination.

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Overview

In this insightful book, one of America's leading commentators on culture and society turns his gaze upon cinematic race relations, examining the relationship between film, race and culture.

Acute, richly illustrated and timely, the book deepens our understanding of the politics of race and the symbolic complexity of segregation and discrimination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803975453
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/29/2002
Series:
Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: READING RACE
Introduction
PART ONE: READING RACE
The Cinematic Racial Order
PART TWO: RACIAL ALLEGORIES: THE WHITE HOOD
A Grand Canyon
Race, Women and Violence in the Hood
Lethal Weapons in the Hood
PART THREE: RACIAL ALLEGORIES: THE BLACK AND BROWN HOOD
Boyz N Girlz in the Hood
Zoot Suits and Homeboys (and Girls)
Spike's Place
PART FOUR: A NEW RACIAL AESTHETIC
Screening Race

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