Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
What Can You Say?America's National Conversation on Race$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

John Hartigan Jr.

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780804763363

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM STANFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.stanford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Stanford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in SSO for personal use.date: 18 September 2019

From Gangsta Parties to the Postracial Promised Land

From Gangsta Parties to the Postracial Promised Land

A Year of Race Stories

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 From Gangsta Parties to the Postracial Promised Land
Source:
What Can You Say?
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.003.0001

This chapter starts off with the case of the Clemson party incident, which helps show that the pop-cultural arena is where most Americans prefer to think about race. It looks at the two main ways to evaluate the importance of race and how media stories on race are a constant starting point for what can be considered as racial. This chapter also takes a look at the “national conversation on race,” which are events where assumptions on race are taken out of cultural conventions and help people navigate through social situations. Finally, it studies a cultural perspective on race, as it exists in the country.

Keywords:   race, media stories, racial, national conversation, cultural conventions, assumptions on race, social situations, cultural perspective

Stanford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.