Representation of ethnicity

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Representation of ethnicity

  1. 1. Representation ofEthnicity
  2. 2. Learning Objectives…• To discuss the way that African Americans are represented within different media texts• To understand two new media theories related to ethnicity in the media• To textually analyse one media text in terms of representation of ethnicity
  3. 3. What do these characters have in common?
  4. 4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AskNGJarOUU
  5. 5. What stereotypes are often associated with African Americans?
  6. 6. Alvarado Theory (1987) Four Key Themes in Racial Representations:• Exotic• Dangerous• Humorous• Pitied
  7. 7. TokenismTokenism is a practice of limited inclusion or artisticand/or political representation of members of atraditionally marginalised group, usually creating afalse appearance of inclusive practices rather thandiscrimination.E.G – Purposely including a member of a minorityrace such as a black character in an all white cast
  8. 8. Textual analysis ofthe opening scene

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