By Harry M. Benshoff,Sean Griffin

America on movie: Representing Race, category, Gender, and Sexuality within the videos, second Edition is a full of life creation to problems with variety as represented in the American cinema.

  • Provides a finished review of the commercial, socio-cultural, and aesthetic components that give a contribution to cinematic representations of race, category, gender, and sexuality
  • Includes over a hundred illustrations, word list of keywords, questions for dialogue, and lists for additional reading/viewing
  • Includes new case stories of a couple of motion pictures, together with Crash, Brokeback Mountain, and Quinceañera

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