Key Sociologists for the Media Unit Quiz

Match the sociologist to their quotation/perspective on the mass media

HideShow resource information

1. Gauntlett

  • the inner-city riots in the 1980s were made to have a racial element to divert attention from the economic issues
  • women and men have similar skills and abilities in films
  • there has been a significant increase in the proportion of main female characters
1 of 17

Other questions in this quiz

2. Abercrombie

  • there has been a significant increase in the proportion of main female characters
  • moral panics, especially the Mods and Rockers
  • women and men have similar skills and abilities in films

3. McQueen

  • programmes about homosexuals were constructed by heterosexuals for heterosexuals
  • children are presented as innocent, teens are presented as rebellious whilst the elderly are presented as a burden
  • there is overt and inferential racism in the media

4. Hall

  • children are presented as innocent, teens are presented as rebellious whilst the elderly are presented as a burden
  • there is overt and inferential racism in the media
  • the working class are under represented and the upper class are over represented

5. Van Dijk

  • the working class are under represented and the upper class are over represented
  • the inner-city riots in the 1980s were made to have a racial element to divert attention from the economic issues
  • women and men have similar skills and abilities in films

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Mass Media resources »