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Waking Up to Race with Imus in the Morning

in What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about the Imus incident, which is the perfect example of the media dynamics that give people “racial remarks.” It is show that such media coverage is also shaped by public figures' ... More


From Gangsta Parties to the Postracial Promised Land: A Year of Race Stories

in What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

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 ... More


Our Unfinished Conversation

in What Can You Say?: America's National Conversation on Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763363
eISBN:
9780804774666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763363.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter serves as a concluding discussion to the book, where it addresses the question as to how people know when something is racial or not. It revisits Barack Obama's campaign (as discussed in ... More


Humility and Informing the Public Conversation

Sandro Galea

in The Contagion Next Time

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197576427
eISBN:
9780197576458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576427.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter highlights the importance of humility in preventing the contagion next time. Shaping a healthier world means informing a public conversation which prioritizes what matters most for ... More


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