Search Results

You are looking at 31 - 40 of 103 items for :

  • "stereotype" x
  • Media Studies x
  • All content x
Clear All
Free access

More Than Just a Simple Refrain?

The Figure of the Girl in International Cinema

Elspeth Mitchell

particular situation. She considers how film can represent individual experience without falling into a trap such as the stereotyping of youth or into well-worn narratives of broken families. Pointing to the limits of narration, Bolton eloquently outlines how

Restricted access

Jingyi Li

gender roles. Gender Roles Overall, a rather stereotyped gender identity is shown in NV English and PEP English . For example, words like “beautiful” and “pretty” are often used to describe females. When the males and females appear as husband and wife

Restricted access

Chalk Back

The Girl and Youth-Led Street Art Movement to #StopStreetHarassment

Natasha Harris-Harb and Sophie Sandberg

young people are using social media as an accessible, hands-on method of activism. Through storytelling, they share their experiences and give them power. The stereotype that our generation is apathetic is proven wrong; we care, we are affected by what

Free access

Sarah E. Whitney

the oppressive “strong black woman” (2016: n.p.) stereotype. Black Girl Magic could also sound overly optimistic, Chavers cautioned, in a world in which black girls and women experience high rates of violence. Responding to Chavers’s arguments, Ashley

Free access

Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths

Shaping Indigenous Girlhood Studies

Kirsten Lindquist, Kari-dawn Wuttunee, and Sarah Flicker

Indigenous girls and girlhood. We wanted to hear about how Indigenous girls are resisting stereotypes, thriving, taking a stand in their communities, and participating in social, communal, and/or political action. There were inevitable challenges. In many

Restricted access

Teaching National Identity and Alterity

Nineteenth Century American Primary School Geography Textbooks

Bahar Gürsel

introduced a series of racial, cultural, political, social, and religious stereotypes that elevated Western civilization (and hence, the American nation) to the highest degree of exceptionalism while depicting other nations and countries as “different” and

Free access

“I Hope Nobody Feels Harassed”

Teacher Complicity in Gender Inequality in a Middle School

Susan McCullough

stereotypically western gender roles with girls being feminine, emotional, and what is known as soft, and boys being masculine, aggressive, and tough, and that they were policing one another’s performance of these roles. Although both sexes were engaged in this

Free access

Miley, What’s Good?

Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda, Instagram Reproductions, and Viral Memetic Violence

Aria S. Halliday

the most potent viral images on social media platforms. Constructed as hilarious, absurd, or disgusting, viral images of Black women and girls recirculate stereotypical characteristics (like loud, either asexual or hypersexual, intimidating, and

Free access

Sarah Hill

.” She claims this discursively produced knowledge “maintains gendered power relations by perpetuating negative stereotypes that legitimize the discipline of women’s behaviours and identities” (2015: 1716). Such stereotypes include narcissism, vanity, and

Restricted access

America's Favorite Doll?

Conflicting Discourses of Commodity Activism

Diana Leon-Boys

“focusing on slavery rather than a more hopeful period … was stereotypical … .” In response to the criticisms, Connie Porter, author of the Addy series, explains that with such critiques you “run the risk of being so politically correct that you can lose