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Reading Rodney King/reading urban uprising

Reading Rodney King/reading urban uprising

Author: Robert Gooding-Williams
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 1993. ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Reading Rodney King/Reading Urban Uprising keeps the public debate alive by exploring the connections between the Rodney King incidents and the ordinary workings of cultural, political, and economic power in contemporary America. Its recurrent theme is the continuing, complicated significance of race in American society."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Rodney King; Rodney King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gooding-Williams
ISBN: 0415907349 9780415907347 0415907357 9780415907354
OCLC Number: 27264705
Description: viii, 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Endangered/endangering : schematic racism and white paranoia / Judith Butler --
Terror austerity race gender excess theater / Ruth Wilson Gilmore --
Scene- not heard / Houston A. Baker --
The rules of the game / Patricia J. Williams --
Reel time/real justice / Kimberlé Crenshaw and Gary Peller --
Race, capitalism, and the antidemocracy / Cedric J. Robinson --
Accumulation as evisceration : urban rebellion and the new growth dynamics / Rhonda M. Williams --
The Los Angeles "race riot" and contemporary U.S. politics / Michael Omi and Howard Winant --
Anatomy of a rebellion : a political-economic analysis / Melvin L. Oliver, James H. Johnson, Jr., and Walter C. Farrell, Jr. --
Uprising and repression in L.A. : an interview with Mike Davis by the Covertaction information bulletin --
"Look, a negro!" / Robert Gooding-Williams --
The new enclosures : racism in the normalized community / Thomas L. Dumm --
Korean Americans vs. African Americans : conflict and construction / Sumi K. Cho --
Home is where the han is : a Korean-American perspective on the Los Angeles upheavals / Elaine H. Kim --
Reflections on the Rodney King verdict and the paradoxes of the black response / Jerry G. Watts --
Two nations- both black / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Learning to talk of race / Cornel West.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Robert Gooding-Williams.
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Philosophers, legal scholars and social scientists amongst others explore the issues provoked by the Rodney King beating, they illuminate the interplay of ideological, political and economic forces  Read more...


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". . . very impressive . . . These works are not about race and urban uprising. They are about all of us, not the American Dream but the American Real." -- The SanDiego Review"The book Reading Rodney Read more...

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