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ISBN-13: 9780739190722
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 01/15/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Alison Slade is a professor of communication at the University of South Alabama, Mobile.

Dedria Givens-Carroll is professor of mass communication at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Amber J. Narro is assistant professor of communication at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Southern Images in Popular Culture, by Alison Slade
An Acceptable Stereotype: The Southern Image in Television Programming, by Alison Slade and Amber J. Narro
An Ethical Inquiry of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour's Appropriation and Commodification of Redneck Culture, by Mark Glantz
Hip Hop, Commerce, and the 'Death' of Southern Black Manhood, by Franklin Forts
The Rise, Fall, and Rise of the Kingfish—How Southern Politicians are Successful in the Face of Overwhelming Stereotypes, by Kevin Unter, John Sutherlin, and Joshua Stockley
Magnolias and Manufacturing: Southern Imagery In Mississippi's Promotional Publications, 1945-1955, by Burt Buchanan
Recognizing the Past, Celebrating Change: The "Mississippi Believe It!" Campaign Redefines the South, by Wendy Atkins-Sayre
Poor as Job's Turkey: Back to the Land as a Rhetoric of Authenticity in Foxfire's Appalachia, by Jason Waite
The Trivialization of Traditional Souther Religion in the Film The Grass Harp, by Michael P. Graves
College Football Fanaticism and Online Communities: A Reflection of Football as a Religious Experience in the South, by Alison Slade and Dedria Givens-Carroll
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