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Living color : race and television in the United States

Author: Sasha Torres
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1998.
Series: Console-ing passions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features essays on race, ethnicity, and television.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Living color.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607004666
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sasha Torres
ISBN: 0822321785 9780822321781 0822321955 9780822321958
OCLC Number: 37580318
Description: 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Entertaining "difference" : strains of Orientalism in early Los Angeles television / Mark Williams --
Confronting "the Indian problem" : media discourses of race, ethnicity, nation, and empire in 1950s America / Pamela Wilson --
Extra-special effects : televisual representation and the claims of "the Black experience" / Phillip Brian Harper --
Narrowcasting in diaspora : Middle Eastern television in Los Angeles / Hamid Naficy --
Re-covering racism : crack mothers, Reaganism, and the network news / Jimmie L. Reeves --
"Reliving the past over and over again" : race, gender, and popular memory in Homefront and I'll fly away / Mimi White --
King TV / Sasha Torres --
Televisual politics : negotiating race in the L.A. rebellion / John Caldwell --
Pedro Zamora's Real world of counterpublicity : performing an ethics of the self / José Esteban Muñoz --
Game theory : racial embodiment and media crisis / Stephen Michael Best --
Here comes the judge : the dancing Itos and the televisual construction of the enemy Asian male / Brian Locke.
Series Title: Console-ing passions.
Responsibility: edited by Sasha Torres.

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