A piece of the action : race and labor in post-civil rights Hollywood /

Eithne Quinn reveals how Hollywood catalyzed racial politics in the decade after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, through representation on screen as well as in battles over jobs and resources behind the scenes. Based on extensive archival research and detailed discussions of films, this book ex...

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Author / Creator: Quinn, Eithne, 1971- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: New York : Columbia University Press, [2020]
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Summary:Eithne Quinn reveals how Hollywood catalyzed racial politics in the decade after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, through representation on screen as well as in battles over jobs and resources behind the scenes. Based on extensive archival research and detailed discussions of films, this book examines the limits of Hollywood liberalism.
Eithne Quinn reveals how Hollywood catalyzed racial politics in the decade after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, through representation on screen as well as in battles over jobs and resources behind the scenes. Based on extensive archival research and detailed discussions of films, this book examines the limits of Hollywood liberalism.
Item Description:Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 07, 2020).
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0231551010
9780231551014
Author Notes:Eithne Quinn is senior lecturer in American studies at the University of Manchester. She is author of Nuthin' but a "G" Thang: The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta Rap (Columbia, 2004) and acts as a defense expert on rap music in criminal proceedings.