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Zombies, migrants, and queers : race and crisis capitalism in pop culture

Author: Camilla Fojas
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The alarm and anxiety unleashed by the Great Recession found fascinating expression across popular culture. Harried survivors negotiated societal collapse in The Walking Dead. Middle-class whites crossed the literal and metaphorical Mexican border on Breaking Bad or coped with a lack of freedom among the marginalized on Orange Is the New Black. Camilla Fojas uses representations of people of color, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fojas, Camilla, 1971-
Zombies, migrants, and queers.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016045180
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Camilla Fojas
ISBN: 9780252040924 0252040929 9780252082405 0252082400
OCLC Number: 959610831
Description: 172 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: C.R.E.A.M.: capitalism ruins everything around me --
Border absurd: the end-times and the end of the line --
Migrant domestics and the fictions of imperial capitalism --
Zombie capitalism: night of the living debt --
Queer incarcerations --
Sinkholes and seismic shifts: ecological and other disasters --
Imperial ruins and resurgence --
Afterword: Racial capitalism redux.
Responsibility: Camilla Fojas.

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The alarm and anxiety unleashed by the Great Recession found fascinating expression across popular culture. Harried survivors negotiated societal collapse in The Walking Dead. Middle-class whites  Read more...
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"An exciting book, quite probably Fojas's most important work to date. It is timely, edgy, well-researched, impassioned. In it, Fojas analyzes journalism, memoirs, literature, photography, art, film, Read more...

 
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