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Enlightened Racism: The Cosby Show, Audiences, and the Myth of the American Dream (Cultural Studies Series)The Cosby Show needs little introduction to most people familiar with American popular culture. It is a show with immense and universal appeal. Even so, most debates about the significance of the program have failed to take into account one of the more important elements of its success—its viewers. Through a major study of the audiences of The Cosby Show, the authors treat two issues of great social and political importance—how television, America’s most widespread cultural form, influences th…

Enlightened Racism: The Cosby Show, Audiences, and the Myth of the American Dream (Cultural Studies Series) by Sut Jhally (1992-06-11)The Cosby Show needs little introduction to most people familiar with American popular culture. It is a show with immense and universal appeal. Even so, most debates about the significance of the program have failed to take into account one of the more important elements of its success—its viewers. Through a major study of the audiences of The Cosby Show, the authors treat two issues of great social and political importance—how television, America’s most widespread cultural form, influences th…

Enlightened Racism: The Cosby Show, Audiences, and the Myth of the American Dream (Cultural Studies Series) by Sut Jhally (1992-06-11)The Cosby Show needs little introduction to most people familiar with American popular culture. It is a show with immense and universal appeal. Even so, most debates about the significance of the program have failed to take into account one of the more important elements of its success—its viewers. Through a major study of the audiences of The Cosby Show, the authors treat two issues of great social and political importance—how television, America’s most widespread cultural form, influences th…