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The colorblind screen : television in post-racial America

Author: Sarah Nilsen; Sarah E Turner
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2014.
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The election of President Barack Obama signaled for many the realization of a post-racial America, a nation in which racism was no longer a defining social, cultural, and political issue. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Colorblind screen
(DLC) 2013043414
(OCoLC)863195369
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Nilsen; Sarah E Turner
ISBN: 9781479893331 1479893331
OCLC Number: 870646885
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Theories of colorblindness --
Shades of colorblindness: rethinking racial ideology in the United States / Ashley Doane --
Rhyme and reason: "post-race" and the politics of colorblind racism / Roopali Mukherjee --
The end of racism? colorblind racism and popular media / Eduardo Bonilla-Silva and Austin Ashe --
Icons of post-racial America. Oprah Winfrey: cultural icon of mainstream (white) America / Janice Peck --
The race denial card: the NBA lockout, Lebron James, and the politics of new racism / David J. Leonard and Bruce Lee Hazelwood --
Representations of Arabs and Muslims in post-9/11 television dramas / Evelyn Alsultany --
Maybe brown people aren't so scary if they're funny: audience readings of Arabs and Muslims on cable television comedies / Dina Ibrahim --
Reinscribing whiteness. "Some people just hide in plain sight?" historicizing racism in Mad men / Sarah Nilsen --
Watching tv with white supremacists: a more complex view of the colorblind screen / Richard King --
BBFFs: interracial friendships in a post-racial world / Sarah E. Turner --
Post-racial relationships. Matchmakers and cultural compatibility: arranged marriage, South Asians, and racial narratives on American television / Shilpa Dav --
Mainstreaming Latina identity: culture-blind and colorblind themes in viewer interpretations of Ugly Betty / Philip A. Kretsedemas --
Race in progress, no passing zone: Battlestar Galactica, colorblindness, and the maintenance of racial order / Jinny Huh.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Nilsen and Sarah E. Turner.

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