A piece of the action : race and labor in post-civil rights Hollywood / Eithne Quinn.

By: Quinn, Eithne, 1971- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780231551014; 0231551010Subject(s): African Americans in motion pictures | Race in motion pictures | Race relations in motion pictures | African Americans in the motion picture industryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: A Piece of the Action : Race and Labor in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood.DDC classification: 791.43/652996073 LOC classification: PN1995.9.N4 | Q54 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "The Screen Speaks for Itself": Institutional Discrimination and the Dawning of Hollywood Postracialism; 2. Racializing the Hollywood Renaissance: Black and White Symbol Creators in a Time of Crisis; 3. Challenging Jim Crow Crews: Federal Activism and Industry Reaction; 4. "Getting the Man's Foot out of Our Collective Asses": Black Left Film Producers and the Rise of the Hustler Creative; 5. Color-Blind Corporatism: The Black Film Wave and White Revival; Conclusion: Race, Creative Labor, and Reflexivity in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood
Summary: Eithne Quinn reveals how Hollywood catalyzed racial politics in the decade after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, through representation on screen as well as in battles over jobs and resources behind the scenes. Based on extensive archival research and detailed discussions of films, this book examines the limits of Hollywood liberalism.
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Intro; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. "The Screen Speaks for Itself": Institutional Discrimination and the Dawning of Hollywood Postracialism; 2. Racializing the Hollywood Renaissance: Black and White Symbol Creators in a Time of Crisis; 3. Challenging Jim Crow Crews: Federal Activism and Industry Reaction; 4. "Getting the Man's Foot out of Our Collective Asses": Black Left Film Producers and the Rise of the Hustler Creative; 5. Color-Blind Corporatism: The Black Film Wave and White Revival; Conclusion: Race, Creative Labor, and Reflexivity in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood

Eithne Quinn reveals how Hollywood catalyzed racial politics in the decade after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, through representation on screen as well as in battles over jobs and resources behind the scenes. Based on extensive archival research and detailed discussions of films, this book examines the limits of Hollywood liberalism.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Eithne Quinn is senior lecturer in American studies at the University of Manchester. She is author of Nuthin' but a "G" Thang: The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta Rap (Columbia, 2004) and acts as a defense expert on rap music in criminal proceedings.

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