"Baad bitches" and sassy supermamas : black power action films

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dunn, Stephane, 1967-
Series:New Black studies series.
Physical Description:xv, 166 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages [149]-156) and index.
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2008]
ISBN:9780252033407 (cloth : alk. paper)
025203340X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252075483 (pbk. : alk. paper)
025207548X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • Race, gender, and Black action fantasy
  • The pleasure of looking : black female spectatorship and the supermama heroine
  • Black power and the new baad cinema
  • What's sex and women got to do with it? : sexual politics and revolution in Sweetback and The spook
  • Race, gender, and sexual power in Cleopatra Jones
  • Sexing the supermama : racial and gender power in Coffy and Foxy Brown
  • Superbaad for the twenty-first-century screen.