Shared Differences: Multicultural Media and Practical Pedagogy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252064500
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface: Commitment and Action
1 Struggling for America's Soul: A Search for Some Common Ground in the Multicultural Debate 1
2 Film as Ethnography and Cultural Critique in the Late Twentieth Century 29
3 Cultural Rhetoric, Difference, and the Teaching of Writing 57
4 Letting Go: Resistance and Transformation in the English Curriculum 77
5 Teaching Multiculturalism from the Movies: Health and Social Well-Being 94
6 Media and Education in a Multicultural Society: A Historian's Perspective 110
7 A Different Image: Integrating Films by African-American Women into the Classroom 127
8 Put Some Brothers on the Wall! Race, Representation, and Visual Empowerment of African-American Culture 149
9 Cultural Screens: Teaching Asian and Asian-American Images 165
10 Analyzing Latino Stereotypes: Hispanic Images/Counter-images in Hollywood Film and Television 184
11 Power/Knowledge/Pleasure in the Multicultural Classroom: A Pedagogy for Media Studies 200
12 Multicultural Learning through Documentaries: Focus on Latin-American Women 225
13 The Perfect Take: Multiculturalism in the Production Classroom 246
14 Good-bye Hollywood: Introductory Filmmaking and Difference 259
Bibliography 281
Contributors 303
Index 307
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