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Burying Don Imus

anatomy of a scapegoat

by Michael Awkward

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-197) and index.

StatementMichael Awkward
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1991.4.I48 A95 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24585331M
ISBN 109780816667413
LC Control Number2009018538

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Highly personal, eclectic, and illuminating, Burying Don Imus examines American society’s predilection for self-congratulatory, ineffective hand-wringing over issues of race and racism and its inability to engage productively with the historic oppression of African radio talk show host Don Imus became the improbable focus of a.

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