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2. Who identified 3 broad categories of disability stereotype in cinemas (the criminal, the sub human, the powerless/pathetic character)??

  • Philo
  • Cumberbatch and Negrime
  • Ross and Sancho

3. What is meant by the stereotype "as sexually abnormal"?

  • assumed by media representations that the disabled do not have sexual feelings/that they are sexually degenerate
  • (using this for definition purposes)

4. What did Roper suggest about the effects of telethons?

  • they make people aware of disabled and help them feel more sympathetic of their cause - increases awareness
  • can create problems for the disabled - telethons over rely on cute children, not representative of disabled people in UK - charities rather than government bodies provide funs, people rarely question why people disadvantaged in first place
  • they have no effect on the well being of the disabled

5. What is meant by the stereotype "as sinister and evil"?

  • disabled people are often portrayed as criminals/monsters
  • (using this for definition purposes)


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