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Unformatted text preview: whatever you want. They are like animals. Controlling images for white womenpiety, purity, submissiveness 2. Collins argues that the controlling images are designed to make racism, sexism, and poverty appear to natural, normal, and an inevitable part of everyday life. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? The images emerged from existing stereotypes and serve to numb consumers to the stereotypes held by society. By seeing an Aunt Jemima, consumers become accustomed to thinking of fat black women as home keepers. 3. Do women of other categories (Asians, Latinas, and Native Americans) face similar or different stereotypes?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course SOC 10101 taught by Professor Thomas during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.
- Spring '08