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Black demons [electronic resource] : the media's depiction of the African American male criminal stereotype / Dennis Rome.

By: Rome, Dennis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Crime, media, and popular culture: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 124 p.).ISBN: 0313051437 (electronic bk.); 9780313051432 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African Americans in mass media | Crime in mass media | Mass media -- United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Media StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Black demons.DDC classification: 302.23/089/96073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Brief historical overview of African Americans -- Theory : UCR, racial bias, public policy, and the mass media -- Bad boys : cop-u-dramas and other crime reality-based television programs -- Bamboozled : criminal stereotypes of African Americans in cinema -- Modern-day "Blaxploitation" : gangsta rap and its perpetuation of the Black demon stereotype -- Conclusion and suggestions for moving forward.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Brief historical overview of African Americans -- Theory : UCR, racial bias, public policy, and the mass media -- Bad boys : cop-u-dramas and other crime reality-based television programs -- Bamboozled : criminal stereotypes of African Americans in cinema -- Modern-day "Blaxploitation" : gangsta rap and its perpetuation of the Black demon stereotype -- Conclusion and suggestions for moving forward.

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