The Black Culture Industry by Professor Ellis Cashmore

The Black Culture Industry by Professor Ellis Cashmore

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Using detailed studies of the marketing of Motown, Michael Jackson and the artist formerly known as Prince, Cashmore explores how black culture has been converted into a commodity, usually in the interests of white owned corporations.

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Cashmore's controversial study argues that black culture has been converted into a commodity, usually in the interests of white owned corporations. Using detailed studies of the marketing of Motown, Michael Jackson and the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Cashmore suggests that inflating the significance of this commodified 'black culture' may actually be counter-productive in the struggle for racial justice.

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SKU GOR005620140
Title The Black Culture Industry
Author By (author) Professor Ellis Cashmore
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 216
ISBN 10 0415120837
ISBN 13 9780415120838
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

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Cashmore's controversial study argues that black culture has been converted into a commodity, usually in the interests of white owned corporations. Using detailed studies of the marketing of Motown, Michael Jackson and the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Cashmore suggests that inflating the significance of this commodified 'black culture' may actually be counter-productive in the struggle for racial justice.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005620140
Title The Black Culture Industry
Author By (author) Professor Ellis Cashmore
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 216
ISBN 10 0415120837
ISBN 13 9780415120838
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No