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Bell Hooks

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Alternate title:Cultural criticism and transformation
Summary:Scholar and author Bell Hooks provides commentary on the theories that shape her work. Accompanied by footage from films, music videos, and news clips, she demonstrates how popular culture provides a common starting point for examining cultural conditions and mass media, including viewpoints on race, sex, and commercialism.
Description:Shot at the studios of the University of Westminster, London.
Creator:Jhally, Sut
Media Education Foundation
Contributor:Hooks, Bell
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Popular culture -- Study and teaching
African Americans in popular culture
Sex in popular culture
Mass media and culture -- United States
Popular culture -- United States
Critical thinking
Hooks, Bell -- Political and social views
Genre:Filmed speeches
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Broadcasting, Communications
Films@UM Browse terms:American Culture, History
TV, Film
Collection:Films@UM
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