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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.
|Pt. 1||Reading Race||17|
|1||The Cinematic Racial Order||17|
|Pt. 2||Racial Allegories: The White Hood||47|
|2||A Grand Canyon||47|
|3||Race, Women, and Violence in the Hood||64|
|4||Lethal Weapons in the Hood||86|
|Pt. 3||Racial Allegories: The Black and Brown Hood||111|
|5||Boyz N Girlz in the Hood||111|
|6||Zoot Suits and Homeboys (and Girls)||133|
|Pt. 4||A New Racial Aesthetic||171|
|About the Author||241|