Gender-Role Stereotyping

The research concluded that while many stereotypes

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Unformatted text preview: ornings and weekday after- school). The authors then analyzed the physical appearance, personality traits physical behaviors, and communicative behaviors of each superhero in order to discover what stereotypes they fulfilled. The research concluded that while many stereotypes are still present in these programs, there are certain stereotypes being disproved. This method of research would be considered qualitative because the scholars are examining the cartoon characters but not their impact on the television audience. Children’s animated programs still tend to have more male than female superheroes as well as superheroes typically being white. Female characters/superheroes tend to be more emotional than the tougher and...
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