Diversity in U.S. Mass Media
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 23, 2017 - Social Science - 408 pages
An updated edition of the comprehensive resource that covers the various areas associated with representations of diversity within the mass media
The second edition of Diversity in U.S. Mass Media presents a review of the evolution and the many issues surrounding portrayals of social groups in the mass media of the United States. Unfortunately, all too often mass media depictions play a crucial role in shaping our views about individuals and social groups. Filled with instructive insights into the ways social groups are represented through the mass media, Diversity in U.S. Mass Media offers a better understanding of groups and individuals different from ourselves.
The revised second edition is filled with recent, illustrative examples from the media. Comprehensive in scope, the authors address a wide range of issues that include representations of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, class, and religion in films, television, and the press. The authors encourage readers to question what is being presented and explore the extent to which they agree with the perspectives that are described.
Diversity in U.S. Mass Media is an important resource that:
Revised and updated, the second edition of Diversity in U.S. Mass Media offers a broad perspective on the myriad issues that influence how the media portrays social groups. Throughout the text, the authors show consistencies as well as differences in media representations of minority groups in the United States.
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Representations of American Indians
Representations of African Americans
Babes in Arms directed by Busby Berkeley for MGM 1939
Representations of HispanicsHispanic Americans
control and maids Do they break or reinforce stereotypes?
LGBT in Entertainment Television
2 Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Cam and Mitch from
LGBT in Music and Radio
Representations of Age
Age in the News
People with Disabilities in Entertainment Television
Representations of Class
Representations of ArabsArab Americans
2 Actress Yasmine Al Massri in Quantico 2015
episode of The Walking Dead series 2010
High School Musical 2006
Representations of Gender in Magazines Newspapers and Advertising
Gender in Newspapers
Gender Trends and the Male Gaze
Representations of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender People in the Media