The Hollywood Jim Crow: The Racial Politics of the Movie Industry

The Hollywood Jim Crow: The Racial Politics of the Movie Industry

by Maryann Erigha

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ISBN-13: 9781479847877
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 309,958
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Maryann Erigha is Assistant
Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at the University of
Georgia.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables vii

Introduction: Race Matters in Hollywood 1

1 Representation and Racial Hierarchy 23

2 Labeling Black Unbankable 52

3 Directing on the Margins 82

4 Making Genre Ghettos 115

5 Manufacturing Racial Stigma 141

6 Remaking Cinema 162

Conclusion: Hollywood's Racial Politics 181

Acknowledgments 193

Appendix 195

Notes 199

References 207

Index 215

About the Author 225

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