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Author Fiske, John.

Title Media matters : race and gender in U.S. politics / John Fiske
Edition Revised edition
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [1996]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  306.0973 Fis/Mmr 1996  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Events and a Metaphor. A Chronology -- Ch. 1. Murphy Brown, Dan Quayle, and the Family Row of the Year. "Today's Woman" and Family Values. Class and Family Values. Race and Family Values. Whiteness. Abortion and Family Values. Gay and Lesbian Issues. Hyperreality. Multiaxiality. Figuring People -- Ch. 2. Hearing Anita Hill (and Viewing Bill Cosby). Racial Sexual Articulations. Gender Articulations. Articulations of Class. Articulations of Alliances. Black Figures: Clarence Thomas and Bill Cosby. Race and "Today's Woman": Clair Huxtable, Anita Hill, Murphy Brown. Not The Cosby Show. Black Bart -- Ch. 3. Los Angeles: A Tale of Three Videos. Rodney King and Stacey Koon: Power Working. Reginald Denny and Damian Williams Race at Work. Latasha Harlins and Soon Ja Du: Consuming Race -- Ch. 4. Blackstream Knowledge: Genocide -- Ch. 5. Technostruggles. Videotech. Audiotech. Hierarchies and Multiplicities. The Scanscape of Fear
Notes Rev. ed. of: Media matters: everyday culture and political change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index
Subject Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States.
Politics and culture -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-
United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001.
Author Fiske, John, 1939- Media matters : everyday culture and political change
LC no. 95053690
ISBN 0816624631 (pb : acid-free paper)
Other Titles Media matters, race and gender in U.S. politics