The Resource Barbershops, bibles, and BET : everyday talk and Black political thought, Melissa Victoria Harris-Lacewell, (electronic resource)

Barbershops, bibles, and BET : everyday talk and Black political thought, Melissa Victoria Harris-Lacewell, (electronic resource)

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Barbershops, bibles, and BET : everyday talk and Black political thought
Title
Barbershops, bibles, and BET
Title remainder
everyday talk and Black political thought
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Victoria Harris-Lacewell
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Language
eng
Summary
What is the best way to understand black political ideology? Just listen to the everyday talk that emerges in public spaces, suggests Melissa Harris-Lacewell. And listen this author has--to black college students talking about the Million Man March and welfare, to Southern, black Baptists discussing homosexuality in the church, to black men in a barbershop early on a Saturday morning, to the voices of hip-hop music and Black Entertainment Television. Using statistical, experimental, and ethnographic methods Barbershops, Bibles, and B.E.T offers a new perspective on the way public opinion and ideologies are formed at the grassroots level. The book makes an important contribution to our understanding of black politics by shifting the focus from the influence of national elites in opinion formation to the influence of local elites and people in daily interaction with each other. Arguing that African Americans use community dialogue to jointly develop understandings of their collective political interests, Harris-Lacewell identifies four political ideologies that constitute the framework of contemporary black political thought: Black Nationalism, Black Feminism, Black Conservatism and Liberal Integrationism. These ideologies, the book posits, help African Americans to understand persistent social and economic inequality, to identify the significance of race in that inequality, and to devise strategies for overcoming it
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1973-
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Harris-Perry, Melissa V.
Dewey number
320.5/089/96073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Conversation analysis
  • Electronic books
  • Black nationalism
  • Feminism
  • Conservatism
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Barbershops, bibles, and BET : everyday talk and Black political thought, Melissa Victoria Harris-Lacewell, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781400836604
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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13282224
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MWT13282224
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Barbershops, bibles, and BET : everyday talk and Black political thought, Melissa Victoria Harris-Lacewell, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400836604
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13282224
Publisher number
MWT13282224
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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