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Enlightened racism

the Cosby show, audiences, and the myth of the American dream

by Sut Jhally

  • 148 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Publikum,
  • Race relations,
  • Television viewers,
  • Fernsehen,
  • Cosby show (Television program),
  • Televisieseries,
  • Cosby Show (TV-programma),
  • Cosby show,
  • United States,
  • Public opinion,
  • Rassenfrage,
  • African Americans on television,
  • Publieke opinie,
  • Negers,
  • Television broadcasting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-146) and index.

    StatementSut Jhally and Justin Lewis
    SeriesCultural studies
    ContributionsLewis, Justin, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.77.C68 J4 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24763324M
    ISBN 100813314186, 0813314194
    ISBN 109780813314181, 9780813314198
    LC Control Number92003836
    OCLC/WorldCa25317799

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