Savage Portrayals: Race, Media and the Central Park Jogger Story

Savage Portrayals: Race, Media and the Central Park Jogger Story

by Natalie Byfield

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ISBN-13: 9781439906347
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 01/20/2014
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 657,412
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Natalie P. Byfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at St. John's University in Queens, New York. She has also taught in Journalism and Media Studies. She is a former Staff Writer for the New York Daily News.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
 
1    Reconnecting New Forms of Inequality to their Roots
2    A Jogger Is Raped in Central Park
3    The Position of the Black Man in the Cult of White Womanhood
4    Salvaging the “Savage”: A Racial Frame that Refuses to Die
5    A Participant Observes How Content Emerges
6    The “Facts” Emerge to Convict the Innocent
7    The Case Falls Apart: Media’s Brief Mea Culpa
8    Selling Savage Portrayals: Young Black and Latino Males in the Carceral State
9    They Didn’t Do It!
 
Notes
References
Index

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