TITLE

Politically Incorrect Struggles/Syndromes

AUTHOR(S)
Christian, Barbara T.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Defining Ourselves: Black Writers in the 90s;1999, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores two opposing concepts of political correctness. On one hand, political correctness has been used by cultural conservatives against groups such as African Americans, women, gays, etc. On the other hand, the term political correctness has also been used by members of such groups as African Americans, women, gays, to celebrate, critique, and police writers, artists, thinkers as to what they should discuss and how.
ACCESSION #
19425526

 

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