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Covington, Jeanette, 1949-
Crime and racial constructions : cultural misinformation about African Americans in media and academia / Jeanette Covington
Alternate Title Cultural misinformation about African Americans in media and academia
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2010
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 4th Floor  PN1995.9.N4 C625 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans in motion pictures
African American women in motion pictures
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in motion pictures
Violence in motion pictures
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States
Subject United States -- Race relations
Subject(s) Racism in popular culture -- United States
Crime and race -- United States
Physical Description vii, 335 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-322) and index
Contents Introduction : Crime and racial constructions -- Black images in the post-civil rights era -- Hollywood and black protest : the rise of ghetto action movies -- Black violence, white violence : cinematic images of the urban underclass -- Making race matter : how criminologists look at African Americans and violence -- Americanizing black violence : making criminology race-free -- Black women on the silver screen -- Black women, violence and masculinization -- Comforting fictions : black women, Hollywood and color-blind racism

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