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

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Main Author: Covington, Jeanette, 1949-
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
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Table of 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.