Crash Politics and Antiracism Interrogations of Liberal Race Discourse by Phillip S. S. Howard

Crash Politics and Antiracism Interrogations of Liberal Race Discourse by Phillip S. S. Howard is a collection of essays which use the film Crash to describe how popular media can be used to reveal and reinforce racial ideologies already present in society. Crash Politics, by using the film Crash as an educational tool, critically analyzes racism in modern Euro-North American societies.

 Synopsis of Crash Politics“Crash Politics and Antiracism argues that race and racism continue to script the social fabric in Euro-North America. While dominant discourses claim that we have made significant progress away from racial bigotry, there is no shortage of evidence that inequitable ideologies of race prevail…The essays in this collection, written from a variety of racial locations, provide readings of Crash that seek to disrupt the movie’s subtle messages and, more importantly, some of the intractable liberal notions of race that perpetuate racial inequity. The considerations raised in this volume will enrich critical conversations about how race and racism work in contemporary Euro-North American societies.“  More information on Crash Politics can be found on http://books.google.ca/books?id=rX4Gp55jacMC&source=gbs_similarbooks.

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