INDV Study Guide - INDV Study Guide Hegemonic consent...

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INDV Study Guide Hegemonic – consent to/believe in dominant ideas through messages of pop. Culture (everday entertainments) consent is built around a particular ideology through cultural messages received through everyday activities. We start believing in dominant ideas from everyday pleasures and entertainment. Liberatory - criticize/expose/free us from dominant idea Commidification of Marginality - consumer culture takes something marginal and exploits it for commercial interest. What is the effect of culture when it becomes commercialized? Example: Nike Globetrotting sneaker 2 Key Concepts in “Hoop Dreams” One Positive Critique of “Hoop Dreams” Idea American dream is prevalent in Hoop Dreams through basketball (playing basketball and the possibility it provides). The avenue for achievement of social mobility is basketball for these black, inner city family One Negative Critique of “Hoop Dreams” -Neither achieved their idea of their Am dream (didn’t make it to play pro basketball). - Am Dream may be more attainable for some than others. - Blinded by individual transcendense. ISIAH THOMAS represents the kid that made it. Out of the ghetto, into fame and wealth. Hes the hero, but makes it easy to overlook the impossibility of making it. How does one attain the American Dream? Am. Dream: everybody can improve their position socially/economically; belief in social mobility in general sense. How does Shelia Agee’s story line differ from that of black males in the film? She is the mother who had to pay for her child to leave his home area and move to a better catholic school. But after she could not afford to pay it, and her son was not performing well, he end up suffering because of all the school he had to make up through transferring back and forth. What was Isaiah Thomas’s role in “Hoop Dreams” Blinded by individual transcendense. ISIAH THOMAS represents the kid that made it. Out of the ghetto, into fame and wealth. Hes the hero, but makes it easy to overlook the impossibility of making it. Negative stereotypes portrayed in the film. -Black dominance in sport is a sign of continued racism; not progress. No education in inner city that allows them to pursue other avenues. According to hoop dreams, they don’t make it. The small fraction that make it is pathetic
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- Neither achieved their idea of their Am dream (didn’t make it to play pro basketball). -. The Am Dream may be more attainable for some than others. In hoop dreams, inner city black kids chose basketball as a way to do that. Gender/Race wage gap Semi-leisure: women engaged in an activity that appears as leisure, but are doing something else or are working at the same time. Leisure Constraints Intrapersonal: constraints that are within yourself EX: self confidence (confidence in ability), phobia, body images (self concept) Interpersonal: between people, imposed by others, between others EX: parents limiting kids sport participaton, exclusion by other people (esp girls), spousal/family
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