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Consuming RaceFrom the rise of Nordic noir to a taste for street food, from practices of natural gardening to the aesthetics of children’s TV, contemporary culture is saturated with racial meanings. By consuming race we make sense of other groups and cultures, communicate our own identities, express our needs and desires, and discover new ways of thinking and being. This book explores how the meanings of race are made and remade in acts of creative consumption. Ranging across the terrain of popular culture, a…

Consuming Stories: Kara Walker and the Imagining of American RaceIn Consuming Stories, Rebecca Peabody uses the work of contemporary American artist Kara Walker to investigate a range of popular storytelling traditions with roots in the nineteenth century and ramifications in the present. Focusing on a few key pieces that range from a wall-size installation to a reworked photocopy in an artist’s book and from a theater curtain to a monumental sculpture, Peabody explores a significant yet neglected aspect of Walker’s production: her commitment to examining…

Pleasure Consuming Medicine: The Queer Politics of DrugsOn a summer night in 2007, the Azure Party, part of Sydney’s annual gay and lesbian Mardi Gras, is underway. Alongside the party outfits, drugs, lights, and DJs is a volunteer care team trained to deal with the drug-related emergencies that occasionally occur. But when police appear at the gates with drug-detecting dogs, mild panic ensues. Some patrons down all their drugs, heightening their risk of overdose. Others try their luck at the gates. After twenty-six attendees are arrested with smal…

Consuming Jesus: Beyond Race and Class Divisions in a Consumer ChurchForeword by Donald MillerAfterword by John M. PerkinsMany Americans think that race problems are a thing of the past because we no longer live under the Jim Crow laws that once sustained overt structures of segregation. Unfortunately, says Paul Louis Metzger, today we live under an updated version of segregation, through the subtle power of unchallenged norms of consumer preference.Consumerism affects and infects the church, reinforcing race and class divisions in society. Intentionally or unint…

Consuming Race by Ben Pitcher (2014-04-04)13 Creepy tales, and 2 ‘true’ stories told by 15 authors to help benefit World Child Cancer. If you are looking for a spook-tacular story, this is the place….

Consuming Whiteness: Australian Racism and the The “White Australia Policy” – the country’s historical policy that favored immigration to Australia from various European countries, especially Britain – has largely been discussed with regard only to its political-ideological perspective. No account was taken of the central problem of racist societalization, i.e. the everyday production and reproduction of race as a social relation (doing race) supported by broad sections of the population. This comprehensive study of Australian racism and the…

By Kane Race Pleasure Consuming Medicine: The Queer Politics of Drugs (1st Frist Edition) [Paperback]The “White Australia Policy” – the country’s historical policy that favored immigration to Australia from various European countries, especially Britain – has largely been discussed with regard only to its political-ideological perspective. No account was taken of the central problem of racist societalization, i.e. the everyday production and reproduction of race as a social relation (doing race) supported by broad sections of the population. This comprehensive study of Australian racism and the…

Pleasure Consuming Medicine: The Queer Politics of Drugs by Kane Race (2009-07-17)The “White Australia Policy” – the country’s historical policy that favored immigration to Australia from various European countries, especially Britain – has largely been discussed with regard only to its political-ideological perspective. No account was taken of the central problem of racist societalization, i.e. the everyday production and reproduction of race as a social relation (doing race) supported by broad sections of the population. This comprehensive study of Australian racism and the…

[(Consuming Jesus: Beyond Race and Class Divisions in the Church)] [Author: Paul Louis Metzger] published on (November, 2007)The “White Australia Policy” – the country’s historical policy that favored immigration to Australia from various European countries, especially Britain – has largely been discussed with regard only to its political-ideological perspective. No account was taken of the central problem of racist societalization, i.e. the everyday production and reproduction of race as a social relation (doing race) supported by broad sections of the population. This comprehensive study of Australian racism and the…