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The Resource Burying Don Imus : anatomy of a scapegoat, Michael Awkward

Burying Don Imus : anatomy of a scapegoat, Michael Awkward

Label
Burying Don Imus : anatomy of a scapegoat
Title
Burying Don Imus
Title remainder
anatomy of a scapegoat
Statement of responsibility
Michael Awkward
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"That's some nappy-headed hos." With these now-infamous words, uttered in 2007 to describe the supposed appearance of the Rutgers women's basketball team, the radio talk show host Don Imus became the improbable focus of a heated national discussion on race, gender, and the power of language. Excoriated in the media as racist and sexist, Imus quickly lost the corporate sponsorships that had made his show so lucrative and, despite a public meeting with the Rutgers athletes and their coach to apologize for his comments, was fired by CBS two weeks later. In Burying Don Imus, Michael Awkward provid
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Awkward, Michael
Dewey number
791.4402/8092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1991.4.I48
LC item number
A95 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imus, Don
  • Radio broadcasters
  • Racism
  • United States
  • Imus, Don
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Radio broadcasters
  • United States
Label
Burying Don Imus : anatomy of a scapegoat, Michael Awkward
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scapegoating Imus -- "What evil look like" -- Humor as hate speech -- The tight-lipped refusal to laugh -- Racial violence and collective trauma -- In Al Sharpton's crosshairs -- The appeal of Imus in the morning -- "Nappy-headed hos" in context -- The rough girls of Rutgers -- Hard-core misogyny, the hip-hop lexicon -- Role-play, nigger jokes, and the politics of hair -- Instant experts and false accusers : the Duke lacrosse team controversy -- Conclusion : Imus in the morning redux
Control code
648759659
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816670352
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttbp2wf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648759659
Label
Burying Don Imus : anatomy of a scapegoat, Michael Awkward
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scapegoating Imus -- "What evil look like" -- Humor as hate speech -- The tight-lipped refusal to laugh -- Racial violence and collective trauma -- In Al Sharpton's crosshairs -- The appeal of Imus in the morning -- "Nappy-headed hos" in context -- The rough girls of Rutgers -- Hard-core misogyny, the hip-hop lexicon -- Role-play, nigger jokes, and the politics of hair -- Instant experts and false accusers : the Duke lacrosse team controversy -- Conclusion : Imus in the morning redux
Control code
648759659
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816670352
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbp2wf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)648759659

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