Unformatted text preview: Many cultural commentators have noted that media representations of men of color (e.g. news accounts, roles in film, pornography, sports) have disproportionately shown them to be aggressive and violent. What effect do these portrayals have on the gender identity formation of boys and men of color? How do these portrayals influence the way the white majority sees men of color? Do you feel that the media simply reflect changes in society, or do they in some way inspire change? Do you feel the culture is opening up, that it has started to embrace more willingly males that go against the traditional masculine type? If so, why do you think this is happening? If not, why not? How would this film define a "better man"? Do you agree with the messages put forth by this film? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course COM 311 taught by Professor Mcgrane during the Spring '07 term at Chapman University .
- Spring '07