African American viewers and the black situation comedy: Situating racial humor

Robin R. Means Coleman*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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Abstract

Providing new insight into key debates over race and representation in the media, this ethnographic study explores the ways in which African Americans have been depicted in Black situation comedies-from 1950's Beulah to contemporary series like Martin and Living Single.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages334
ISBN (Electronic)9781317716723
ISBN (Print)9781315785172
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences

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