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bell hooks, one of America's leading black intellectuals, is also one of our most clear-eyed and penetrating analysts of culture. Outlaw Culture gives us hooks on many of the most important subjects of the contemporary scene, from date rape, censorship, and ideas of race and beauty, to gansta rap, the dilemmas of feminism, and the rise of black intellectuals. Using the mix of essays and sometimes highly personal dialogues for which she is well known, hooks takes on Spike Lee and Naomi Wolf, Malcolm X and Madonna, Camille Paglia, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Ice Cube, and the films The Bodygaurd and The Crying Game. She speaks movingly about male violence against women, about black self-hatred, and about the ways an oppressive society creates its outlaws.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415908115
Subtitle:
Resisting Representations
Author:
Hooks, Bell
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York :
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
United States Social conditions 1980-
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
October 1994
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
8.98x6.16x.87 in. 1.01 lbs.
Age Level:
18-18

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