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The Resource Democracy remixed, Cathy J. Cohen, (electronic resource)

Democracy remixed, Cathy J. Cohen, (electronic resource)

Label
Democracy remixed
Title
Democracy remixed
Statement of responsibility
Cathy J. Cohen
Title variation
Black youth and the future of American politics
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
While Barack Obama's victory led many to believe that America's racial divide had significantly narrowed, the lived experience of many black youth belie this. Young black Americans today continue to be plagued by low levels of employment, high levels of incarceration, and a profound lack of trust in the government and broader political community. Yet discussions of why this is have been largely anecdotal, often putting the blame on black youth themselves--even when the commentators are also black. Think of the criticisms that Bill Cosby has leveled, for example. In Democracy Remixed, award-win
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Cathy J.
Dewey number
305.23/508996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Transgressing boundaries : studies in Black politics and Black communities
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American youth
  • African American youth
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Democracy remixed, Cathy J. Cohen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
CHAPTER 1 "My Petition": Black Youth and the Promise of Democratic Citizenship; CHAPTER 2 "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It": Bill Cosby, Don Imus, and Black Moral Panics; CHAPTER 3 "Baby Mama": Black Love, Black Deviance, and the Sexual Politics of Morality; CHAPTER 4 "Minority Report": Kanye West, Barack Obama, and Political Alienation (with Jamila Celestine-Michener); CHAPTER 5 "Fight the Power": From Jena to the White House; CHAPTER 6 "My President Is Black": Barack Obama and the Postracial Illusion; EPILOGUE "A Change Is Gonna Come": Policy and Politics; Appendix A; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn667822796
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195378009
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612763243
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667822796
Label
Democracy remixed, Cathy J. Cohen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
CHAPTER 1 "My Petition": Black Youth and the Promise of Democratic Citizenship; CHAPTER 2 "Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It": Bill Cosby, Don Imus, and Black Moral Panics; CHAPTER 3 "Baby Mama": Black Love, Black Deviance, and the Sexual Politics of Morality; CHAPTER 4 "Minority Report": Kanye West, Barack Obama, and Political Alienation (with Jamila Celestine-Michener); CHAPTER 5 "Fight the Power": From Jena to the White House; CHAPTER 6 "My President Is Black": Barack Obama and the Postracial Illusion; EPILOGUE "A Change Is Gonna Come": Policy and Politics; Appendix A; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn667822796
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195378009
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612763243
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667822796

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