The White Image In The Black Mind

Author by : Mia Bay
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press on Demand
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Description : Historical studies of white racial thought have focused on white ideas about the "Negroes". Bay's study examines the reverse - black ideas about whites, and, consequently, black understandings of race and racial categories.


Race Ethnicity And Crime

Author by : Dianne Williams
Languange : en
Publisher by : Algora Publishing
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Total Read : 76
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Description : Melting pot or tossed salad? the U.S. criminal justice system may prove to be fueling intolerance rather than enabling society to accommodate racial and ethnic differences. This fresh new textbook to balance theory and the real world, addressing topics relating to race, ethnicity, criminality and criminalization, looking at the criminal justice system, the media, and the death penalty. In addition to information on crime and incarceration rates, White-collar crime, and the "typical criminal," the discussion of minorities and public perceptions is set within a broader context including the issues of terrorism and human trafficking, where race and ethnicity are also vital to public perceptions. the manual is designed for junior colleges and four year colleges, including those offering distance-learning courses. It is a thought-provoking combination of facts and questions. the pedagogical focus is on collaborative, problem-based learning, with foundational support for the development of critical thinking and analytical skills.


Diversity In U S Mass Media

Author by : Catherine A. Luther
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : An updated edition of the comprehensive resource that covers the various areas associated with representations of diversity within the mass media The second edition of Diversity in U.S. Mass Media presents a review of the evolution and the many issues surrounding portrayals of social groups in the mass media of the United States. Unfortunately, all too often mass media depictions play a crucial role in shaping our views about individuals and social groups. Filled with instructive insights into the ways social groups are represented through the mass media, Diversity in U.S. Mass Media offers a better understanding of groups and individuals different from ourselves. The revised second edition is filled with recent, illustrative examples from the media. Comprehensive in scope, the authors address a wide range of issues that include representations of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, class, and religion in films, television, and the press. The authors encourage readers to question what is being presented and explore the extent to which they agree with the perspectives that are described. Diversity in U.S. Mass Media is an important resource that: Offers an understanding of how various social groups are being represented in the mass media Explores how diverse communities inform and intersect with one another Draws on updated studies on the topic and presents original research and observations Includes new chapters on media portrayals of mixed race relationships and multiracial/multiethnic people and representations of religion and faith Accompanied by a companion website for instructors including many useful pedagogical tools, such as a test bank, viewing list, exercises, and sample syllabi Revised and updated, the second edition of Diversity in U.S. Mass Media offers a broad perspective on the myriad issues that influence how the media portrays social groups. Throughout the text, the authors show consistencies as well as differences in media representations of minority groups in the United States.


Projections Of Power

Author by : Robert M. Entman
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Chicago Press
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Description : To succeed in foreign policy, U.S. presidents have to sell their versions or framings of political events to the news media and to the public. But since the end of the Cold War, journalists have increasingly resisted presidential views, even offering their own spin on events. What, then, determines whether the media will accept or reject the White House perspective? And what consequences does this new media environment have for policymaking and public opinion? To answer these questions, Robert M. Entman develops a powerful new model of how media framing works—a model that allows him to explain why the media cheered American victories over small-time dictators in Grenada and Panama but barely noticed the success of far more difficult missions in Haiti and Kosovo. Discussing the practical implications of his model, Entman also suggests ways to more effectively encourage the exchange of ideas between the government and the media and between the media and the public. His book will be an essential guide for political scientists, students of the media, and anyone interested in the increasingly influential role of the media in foreign policy.


Quentin Tarantino S Django Unchained

Author by : Oliver C. Speck
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Description : Django Unchained is certainly Quentin Tarantino's most commercially-successful film and is arguably also his most controversial. Fellow director Spike Lee has denounced the representation of race and slavery in the film, while many African American writers have defended the white auteur. The use of extremely graphic violence in the film, even by Tarantino's standards, at a time when gun control is being hotly debated, has sparked further controversy and has led to angry outbursts by the director himself. Moreover, Django Unchained has become a popular culture phenomenon, with t-shirts, highly contentious action figures, posters, and strong DVD/BluRay sales. The topic (slavery and revenge), the setting (a few years before the Civil War), the intentionally provocative generic roots (Spaghetti Western and Blaxploitation) and the many intertexts and references (to German and French culture) demand a thorough examination. Befitting such a complex film, the essays collected here represent a diverse group of scholars who examine Django Unchained from many perspectives.


Southern Culture

Author by : John J. Beck
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : The perfect book for North Carolina Community Colleges' Southern Culture course (HUM 122), this book examines the origins and evolution of the regions culture and focuses on six key patterns that have defined it: agrarianism, class relations, race relations, gender and family traditions, evangelical Christianity, and political traditions. From the very beginning the South was different. The source and significance of this difference has been debated and discussed for over 200 years. In recent decades, the demise of the South as a regional culture has frequently been predicted, although now some scholars and journalists are maintaining that it is proving to be remarkably resilient and is actually having an ever greater influence on the broader American culture. Southern Culture also explores the products of the culture and concludes with essays by each of the authors in which they reflect on where Southern culture is headed.Southern Culture, HUM 122, is available as a distance education course through NC Community Colleges.


Alternative Spheres Of Influence

Author by : Ismail K. White
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Racing The Storm

Author by : Hillary Potter
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : Racing the Storm addresses how racial stratification continues to be a factor in U.S. society and was exposed by Hurricane Katrina. The continuing significance of race is examined by considering public opinion, media representations, and government and volunteer response before, during, and after the storm.


In The Room With Men

Author by : Matt Englar-Carlson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Amer Psychological Assn
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Total Read : 34
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Description : Exploring theories of masculinities, current research on the psychology of men, and how these ideas are applied in clinical practice, this volume brings readers into the counseling room with their male clients, while contributors describe their personal views about their particular approach to working with men.


From Imus To Industry

Author by : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection
Languange : en
Publisher by : Government Printing Office
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Total Read : 65
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