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The Resource Nigger : the strange career of a troublesome word, Randall Kennedy

Nigger : the strange career of a troublesome word, Randall Kennedy

Label
Nigger : the strange career of a troublesome word
Title
Nigger
Title remainder
the strange career of a troublesome word
Statement of responsibility
Randall Kennedy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nigger" is arguably the most consequential social insult in American history. In this book, the author traces how the word has been used and by whom, while analyzing the controversies to which it has given rise. The author explores such topics as how "nigger" should be defined and whether blacks have a right to use "nigger" while others do not
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kennedy, Randall
Dewey number
305.896/073
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.625
LC item number
.K46 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Racism in language
  • Racism
  • English language
  • English language
  • Invective
  • Invective
  • Belediging
  • Rassendiscriminatie
  • Taalgebruik
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • English language
  • English language
  • Invective
  • Invective
  • Race relations
  • Racism in language
  • Racism
  • United States
  • Rassendiscriminatie
  • Taalgebruik
  • Belediging
  • Englisch
  • Rassismus
  • Schwarze
  • Sprache
  • Strafverfahren
  • Substantiv
  • nigger
  • USA
  • nigger
  • Etymologie
  • Amerika
Label
Nigger : the strange career of a troublesome word, Randall Kennedy
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The protean N-word -- "Nigger" in court -- Pitfalls in fighting "nigger" : perils of deception, censoriousness, and excessive anger -- How are we doing with "nigger"?
Control code
ocm47255234
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780965039772
Lccn
2001036442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47255234
  • (OCoLC)47255234
Label
Nigger : the strange career of a troublesome word, Randall Kennedy
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The protean N-word -- "Nigger" in court -- Pitfalls in fighting "nigger" : perils of deception, censoriousness, and excessive anger -- How are we doing with "nigger"?
Control code
ocm47255234
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780965039772
Lccn
2001036442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47255234
  • (OCoLC)47255234

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