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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501307409
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/28/2016
Series: Object Lessons
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 841,614
Product dimensions: 4.60(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Alison Kinney is a writer based in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is a regular correspondent at The Paris Review Daily, and her writing also appears online at The New Yorker, Harper's, Lapham's Quarterly, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Longreads, Hyperallergic, L.A. Review of Books, The New York Times, The New Inquiry, New Republic, VAN Magazine, and other publications.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: “That very, very simple thing about the hood”
The Grim Reaper. The executioner and the executed.

Chapter Two: The Struggle Against Terrorism
Two Murals. The Ku Klux Klan. Lynching. The Spanish Inquisition. A Timeline of Hooding. Abu Ghraib.

Chapter Three: Little Red Riding Hoodlum
Our bodies, our hoods. The Seattle WTO protests. Black Blocs and pink blocs.

Chapter Four: “It's What's Under the Hood That Counts”
Everybody's hoods. Anti-hoodie initiatives. Black Lives Matter.

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Notes

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