#oscarssowhite. Race in Contemporary Hollywood Cover Image

#oscarssowhite. Problematyka rasy we współczesnym Hollywood
#oscarssowhite. Race in Contemporary Hollywood

Author(s): Patrycja Włodek
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology, Sociology of Culture
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: #oscarssowhite; Hollywood; race; stereotypes; black Americans

Summary/Abstract: Hashtag #oscarssowhite appeared early on in 2015 as a response to whitewashing and lack of diversity apparent in Oscar nominations. History of discrimination of minorities – racial, ethnical, gender and sexual – in American mainstream cinema is a long one. Article begins with a short introduction to the history of representation of black Americans in old Hollywood and then focuses on contemporary tendencies and strategies of racial representation prevalent in movies and television.

  • Issue Year: 26/2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 360-377
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Polish