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Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Robert J. Patterson


Through its analysis of film, drama, fiction, visual culture, poetry, and other cultural -artifacts, Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights offers a fresh examination of how the historical paradox by which unprecedented civil rights gains coexist with novel impediments to collectivist black liberation projects. At the beginning of the 1970s, the ethos animating the juridical achievements of the civil rights movement began to wane, and the rise of neoliberalism, a powerful conservative backlash, the co-optation of “race-blind” rhetoric, and the pathologization and criminalization of pover ... More

Keywords: Civil rights, freedom, black liberation, 1970s, inequality, juridical, gender, black politics, black cultural production

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042775
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert J. Patterson, editor
Georgetown University

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