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What can you say? : America's national conversation on race

Author: John Hartigan, Jr.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Treats our "National Conversation on Race" as a site for cultural analysis, examining a watershed year of news stories that challenged our notions of what is racial--or not.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hartigan, John, 1964-
What can you say?
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009049990
(OCoLC)473124719
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hartigan, Jr.
ISBN: 9780804774666 0804774668
OCLC Number: 648757421
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 220 pages)
Contents: From gangsta parties to the postracial promised land : a year of race stories --
Waking up to race with Imus in the morning --
Narrating nooses : locating the role of race in Jena, LA --
"Race doesn't matter" : manic glimpses of a postracial future --
Conversation stoppers : apologies all around --
Our unfinished conversation.
Responsibility: John Hartigan Jr.

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"How do Americans know when a remark or incident is racial? In this brilliant and engaging book about 'our national conversation about race,' John Hartigan shows us the cultural conventions that Read more...

 
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