Crime and racial constructions: cultural misinformation about African Americans in media and academia

Introduction : crime and racial constructions -- Images of black male criminality in media and the social sciences. 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...

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Main Author: Covington, Jeanette
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Md. [u.a.] Lexington Books 2010
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Introduction : crime and racial constructions -- Images of black male criminality in media and the social sciences. 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 -- Cinematic and academic images of black female criminals and victims. Black women on the silver screen -- Black women, violence and masculinization -- Comforting fictions: black women, Hollywood and color-blind racism
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:VII, 335 S.
ISBN:9780739125915