Gender race and representation

Gender race and representation - Gender race and...

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Gender race and representation 20:27 thursday Market power= cultural/ political power Urban culture in the media Celebrating and struggle of urban life Politically charge PUBLC ENEMY, NWA independent film movement spike lee MTV No one cares about rap New hip hop era Important political message Chuck D vs Bill cosby Good representation or bad representation Process of othering So called positive and negative images both part of “othering” Move beyond questions of “good and “bad” Set up US vs them
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Miley vs. t swift Establishes differences, exerts/ maintain power Part of story telling and “classic narrative structure” Protagonist v. Antagonist Good guy and bad guy Overcomes and defeats bad guy Type of shorthand for Values vs. Fears Repetition of who belongs and who does not Asian America, middle eastern Where me map our hopes and values on society Conquer and colonizing Establishing difference is less than you Not civilized Interpellation When a person accepts that they’re being addressed (Hey you…me) You are being called  you become an US or Them Accept an identity/ position that is not of your own making, but one that is offered to you To establish an US we need a them Power not in messages themselves, but how we take up our place in relations Media as sourcematerial for piecing together our identites Accelpting / rejecting the “hey you” calls help define us and creates a them Availability / equality in self identification
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20:27 What is feminism
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20:27 A word Language is powerful Power to define terms Cutting something down by redefine what a meaning is A site of ideological struggle- “I’m not a feminist but…” Desire to dialing yourself with something that has been othered Women who think they are better than men Man haters Humorless feminist A set of beliefs that women deserve economic, cultural and political equality with men Historical movement First wave1850’s-1920’s Battles: suffrage, property Susan B Anthony, Elizabeth Caddy Stanton Rich white ladies Fighting for property rights Mainstream feminst tried to separate themselves from African American women b/c it  would discourage movement Accomplishments 19 th  Amendment, opening to voting Between waves Men went to war
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20:27 Women running country while men are gone Then men com home…. . Forced out of jobs b/c men come back Women are encouraged to go back into home  Mother, care taker, homemaker Famine mystique- women are biologically able to make children their natural role and  natural place is in the home IDEOLOGY Problem with no name- women’s discontent Set of ideas and practices Prelude to second wave 1920’s-1960’s
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