David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Boys, Boyz, Bois concerns questions of ethics, gender and race in popular American images, national discourse and cultural production by and about black men. The book proposes an ethics of masculinity, as ethnics refers to a system of morality and valuation and as ethics refers to a care of the self and ethical subject formation. The texts of analysis include recent films by black/African American filmmakers, gansta rap and hip-hop and black star persona: texts ranging from Blaxploitation and New Black Cinema to contemporary music video to autobiography and the public image of Sidney Poitier. The book is a significant contribution to cultural studies and gender studies and critical race theory. What is distinctive about the book is the question of ethics as a question of race and gender.
|Keywords||African American men in motion pictures African American men in popular culture Masculinity in motion pictures Masculinity in popular culture|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$43.14 used (14% off) $43.38 new (14% off) $47.45 direct from Amazon (6% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||PN1995.9.N4.H37 2006|
|ISBN(s)||0415996589 9780415975780 0415975786|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
M. Keith Booker (2007). Postmodern Hollywood: What's New in Film and Why It Makes Us Feel so Strange. Praeger.
John Storey (ed.) (2009). Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader. Ft Prentice Hall.
Cynthia Ryan (2004). “Am I Not a Woman?” The Rhetoric of Breast Cancer Stories in African American Women's Popular Periodicals. Journal of Medical Humanities 25 (2):129-150.
Thomas S. Hibbs (1999). Shows About Nothing: Nihilism in Popular Culture From the Exorcist to Seinfeld. Spence Pub..
Paul Coates (1994). Film at the Intersection of High and Mass Culture. Cambridge University Press.
Ron Tobias (2011). Film and the American Moral Vision of Nature: Theodore Roosevelt to Walt Disney. Michigan State University Press.
Thomas S. Hibbs (2011). Shows About Nothing: Nihilism in Popular Culture. Baylor University Press.
Robin James (2011). On Intersectionality and Cultural Appropriation: The Case of Postmillennial Black Hipness. Journal of Black Masculinity 1 (2).
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #165,478 of 1,096,759 )
Recent downloads (6 months)7 ( #31,184 of 1,096,759 )
How can I increase my downloads?