What Movies Teach about Race: Exceptionalism, Erasure, and Entitlement

What Movies Teach about Race: Exceptionalism, Erasure, and Entitlement

by Roslyn M. Satchel

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Overview

This book examines rhetoric surrounding race and ethnicity in movies. By exploring the American movie industry's content, practices, and influences, Satchel calls for an interrogation of media conglomeration and convergence as potential global threats to democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498531832
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 08/31/2018
Series: Rhetoric, Race, and Religion Series
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.67(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Roslyn Satchel is assistant professor of communication and Seaver Fellow at Pepperdine University.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction 1. What is Movie Racialization? 2. How Media Frames Work 3. Who Really Makes Movies 4. Reading Movies 5. Measuring Media Frames that Racialize Groups 6. Cueing Racist Ideologies 7. Constructing Exceptionalism 8. A Call to Action References About the Author

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