Postracial mystique : media and race in the 21st century (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Postracial mystique : media and race in the 21st century

Author: Catherine R Squires
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2014.
Series: Critical cultural communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Despite claims from pundits and politicians that we now live in a post-racial America, people seem to keep finding ways to talk about race--from celebrations of the inauguration of the first Black president to resurgent debates about police profiling, race and racism remain salient features of our world. When faced with fervent anti-immigration sentiments, record incarceration rates of Blacks and Latinos, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine R Squires
ISBN: 0814770606 9780814770603 0814762891 9780814762899 0814770789 9780814770788
OCLC Number: 881363329
Description: 256 pages.
Contents: Welcome to post-racial America --
Post-racial news: covering the "Joshua generation" --
Brothers from another mother: rescripting religious ties to overcome the racial past --
The post-racial family: Parenthood and the politics of interracial relationships on TV --
Post-racial audiences: discussions of Parenthood's interracial couple --
Not "post-racial," race-aware: blogging race in the twenty-first century --
Back to the post-racial future.
Series Title: Critical cultural communication.
Responsibility: Catherine R. Squires.

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Using examples from both mainstream and niche media - from prime-time television series to specialty Christian media and audience interactions on social media, this book draws upon a variety of  Read more...

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Through a series of well chosen and meticulously analyzed case studies, Squires illuminates how postracialism came to be part of the national imaginary and makes a convincing argument for why it Read more...

 
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