TITLE

Race, Racism, and Presumption

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Ronald; Lee, Karen
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Conference Proceedings -- National Communication Association/Ame;Jul2011, p600
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the uproar over American radio host Don Imus's portrayal of the Rutgers' women's basketball team as an exemplar of contemporary racist accusation and defense. It presents an argument that the case depicts the fault lines created by contested definitions of racism. The rival presumptions about racism and their social consequences are also elaborated.
ACCESSION #
93281758

 

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