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Democracy remixed

Autore: Cathy J Cohen
Editore: Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Serie: Transgressing boundaries.
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"While Barack Obama's victory led many to believe that America's racial divide had significantly narrowed, if not been eliminated, the facts belie this. Black youth today continue to be plagued by low levels of employment, high levels of incarceration, and a profound lack of trust in the government and broader political community. Yet discussions of why this is have been largely anecdotal, often putting the blame on  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Cathy J Cohen
ISBN: 9780195378009 0195378008 9780199703227 0199703221 9780199896264 0199896267
Numero OCLC: 502158367
Descrizione: [xi], 281 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: "My petition" : black youth and the promise of democratic citizenship --
"Gangsta rap made me do it" : Bill Cosby, Don Imus, and black moral panics --
"Baby mama" : black love, black deviance, and the sexual politics of morality --
"Minority report" : Kanye West, Barack Obama, and political alienation (with Jamila Celestine Michener) --
"Fight the power" : from Jena to the White House --
"My president is black" : Barack Obama and the postracial illusion --
Epilogue : "A change is gonna come" : policy and politics.
Titolo della serie: Transgressing boundaries.
Altri titoli: Black youth and the future of American politics
Remixing democracy
Responsabilità: Cathy J. Cohen.
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In spite of the election of Barack Obama, Cohen shows us how young blacks really live, what they really think about politics & society, & how the entrenched structural barriers they face, & which  Per saperne di più…

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