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White Looks and Limbaugh’s Laugh

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the wordless white supremacist sneers delivered by the conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh on his mercifully short-lived television show. It compares a piece of cultural ... More


The Origins of Asymmetry

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

in Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the origins of asymmetry in the American public sphere by charting the rise of second-wave right-wing media. Taking a political economy approach, this chapter investigates how ... More


Breakdown and Fallout: The Symbolic Politics of the 1994 Crime Bill

Douglas Hartmann

in Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 5 explains the breakdown of the popularity and bipartisan consensus that had originally surrounded midnight basketball in the context of the 1994 crime bill debates. It details the political ... More


Ameliorating Misogyny

Kate Manne

in Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604981
eISBN:
9780190605018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604981.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to the positive “ameliorative” analysis of misogyny developed in this chapter, misogyny is primarily a property of social environments in which girls and women are prone to face hostility ... More


What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest

Heather Hendershot

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226326771
eISBN:
9780226326764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326764.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The rise of right-wing broadcasting during the Cold War has been mostly forgotten today. But in the 1950s and 1960s you could turn on your radio any time of the day and listen to diatribes against ... More


Outrage and Satire as Responses and Antidotes

Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

in Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190913083
eISBN:
9780190055332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913083.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter illustrates how conservative outrage programming and liberal satire were articulated as reactions to perceived problematic aspects of the political information environment in the 1990s. ... More


Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

David Roediger

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book argues that in its political workings, its distribution of advantages, and its unspoken assumptions, the United States is a “still white” nation. Issues of race are decidedly not a thing of ... More


One in a Million

George Case

in Takin' Care of Business: A History of Working People's Rock 'n' Roll

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197548813
eISBN:
9780197548844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548813.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Since the 1990s, various forms of popular music have become associated with values few could have foreseen decades earlier: militarism, misogyny, nativism, and outright racism. Historic changes in ... More


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