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White fragility and black social death

to the alleged due process, as described above. Second, the punishments dealt out to black people for articulating protest also took on similar forms: de-​legitimisation, silencing, bereavement, and expulsion. Having had my share of both being subjected and bearing witness to the accelerating normalisation of anti-​black racism, I no longer see a valid reason to presume that there is a clear distinction between battles over cultural images or battles for black survival –​they are inextricably intertwined. From a strict film and media studies position, I would not

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-gamblers fixed. The following chapter explores their beliefs, work and anti-gambling activities. Notes 1 For an analysis of the importance of the notion of ‘cultural citizenship’ in linking the public and the private, consumers and producers, subjectivity and objectivity, pleasure and politics, see J. Hermes, ‘Gender and media studies: no woman, no cry’, in John Corner, Philip Schlesinger and Roger Silverstone (eds), International handbook of media research (London: Routledge, 1997), p. 88. 2 See David Morley, Television, audiences and cultural studies (London: Routledge, 1992

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in living with Janny and Frank for the longest amount of time were two young women who effectively negotiated these unstated expectations. Amalia and Janneke were both integrated into the Mainstream. Amalia, from Finland, studied in a Master’s program in media studies and Janneke, from the south of the Netherlands, worked full time as an intern for a graphic design firm. Living in Janny and Frank’s house was the first time either had experienced squatter living and neither possessed squatter capital. For them

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mixture of currencies. There are indeed new contributions from key players in the recent philistine controversy including Bernstein and Bowie, and while it remains the case that the majority of contributors happen to work in departments of literature or departments of philosophy rather than the history of art, film or media studies, we hope that further contributions from practitioners and theorists in other disciplines will follow. In an attempt to reassert the importance of aesthetics to contemporary theory and criticism, our aim throughout has been to offer a mix of

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