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Race men [electronic resource] / Hazel V. Carby.

By: Carby, Hazel V.
Material type: TextTextSeries: W.E.B. Du Bois lectures: Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (228 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780674029194 (electronic bk.); 0674029194 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African American men in popular culture | Masculinity in popular culture -- United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | Negers | Mannelijkheid | Populaire cultuurGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Race men.DDC classification: 305.38/896073 Other classification: 71.62 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. The Souls of Black Men -- 2. The Body and Soul of Modernism -- 3. Tuning the American Soul -- 4. Body Lines and Color Lines -- 5. Playin' the Changes -- 6. Lethal Weapons and City Games.
Summary: Carby analyzes the changing image of black masculinity in popular culture from W.E.B. Du Bois to current Hollywood actors and describes the effect of that image on black and white society, culture, and politics and its relevance for black women.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-219) and index.

1. The Souls of Black Men -- 2. The Body and Soul of Modernism -- 3. Tuning the American Soul -- 4. Body Lines and Color Lines -- 5. Playin' the Changes -- 6. Lethal Weapons and City Games.

Carby analyzes the changing image of black masculinity in popular culture from W.E.B. Du Bois to current Hollywood actors and describes the effect of that image on black and white society, culture, and politics and its relevance for black women.

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