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Author Covington, Jeanette, 1949-

Title Crime and racial constructions : cultural misinformation about African Americans in media and academia / Jeanette Covington

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
 PC  PN1995.9.N4 C625 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN1995.9.N4 C625 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1995.9.N4 C625 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PN1995.9.N4 C625 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 335 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-322) and index
Contents 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
LC subject 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
United States -- Race relations
Racism in popular culture -- United States
Crime and race -- United States
ISBN 9780739125915 (hardbound)
0739125915 (hardbound)
9780739145210 (e-book)
0739145215 (e-book)