Policing the World on Screen: American Mythologies and Hollywood's Rogue Crimefighters (Paperback)

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1. Introduction2. Frontier Ambitions and Cowboy Narratives3. Dirty Harry and the Urban Frontier4. Black Crimefighters: Portraits in Blue5. Female Crimefighters Defending the Homefront6. Becoming American: Ethnic Others as Crimefighting Heroes7. Globocops, La Frontera, and America's War on Drugs8. The War on Terror, Homegrown Racism, and the White Knight9. Recruiting the Other as Globocops.10. Policing the World: The Last (White) American Standing

About the Author


Marilyn Yaquinto was an interdisciplinary professor at Truman State University and former journalist who shares in the Los Angeles Times' Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the 1992 riots. She is also author of Pump 'Em Full of Lead: A Look at Gangsters on Film and co-editor of books about race in media.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030248048
ISBN-10: 3030248046
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 20th, 2019
Pages: 311
Language: English