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Multiculturalism and the Mouse Race and Sex in Disney Entertainment

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ISBN-10: 0292709609

ISBN-13: 9780292709607

Edition: 2006

Authors: Douglas Brode

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"Brode emerges [as] a worthy proponent of Disney's democratic vision, wielding a powerful argument for Disney as a forerunner of multicultural values in America. The significance of his work cannot be overstated."-- Deborah C. Mitchell, Westminster College, author of Diane Keaton: Artist and Icon and coauthor of The Makeover in Movies In his latest iconoclastic work, Douglas Brode-- the only academic author/scholar who dares to defend Disney entertainment-- argues that "Uncle Walt's" output of films, television shows, theme parks, and spin-off items promoted diversity decades before such a concept gained popular currency in the 1990s. Fully understood, It's a Small World-- one of the most…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: I Had a Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: In Defense of Disney, Part I
Return of the Vanishing American: Disney and the Native Experience
Together in Perfect Harmony: Disney and the Civil Rights Movement
Beat of a Different Drum: Ethnicity and Individualization in Disney
Racial and Sexual Identity in America: Disney's Subversion of the Victorian Ideal
"If It Feels Good, Do It!": Disney and the Sexual Revolution
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Disney and Feminism
Something Wiccan This Way Comes: Walt's Wonderful World of Witchcraft
Beyond the Celluloid Closet: Disney and the Gay Experience
Conclusion: Popular Culture and Political Correctness: In Defense of Disney, Part II
Notes
Index