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Conflict
divided ethncities, they are separated e.g. white and hispanics
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Unity
do not have a separate identity, grouped together
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Objectified
female or male subject is devalued to the point where their humanity is removed
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Meritocratic society
Intelligence + Hardwork + Talent = Success + Reward
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Alvarado (1987)
representations of minor ethnic groups; exotic, dangerous, humorous, pitied
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Mulvey (1975) Male Gaze Theory
women are sexualised to attract a male heterosexual audience
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Higson (1998)
regional identity is generally understood as shared identity
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Anderson (1983)
the media play a vital role in the construction of representations and stereotypes of national/regional identity because the nation is too large to know everyone
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Butsch (1992)
a typical representation of the working class is that it is flawed
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Newman - representations of the working class
dumb bafoons or immature macho
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Newman
many televisions shows don't focus on the lives of the working class
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Hebdige (1979)
representations of teens; trouble or fun
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Brake (1985)
media representations of teens present them as deliquent or respectful
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Hall (1978)
negative representations help to justify problemisation
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The 7 areas of Representation
gender, age, sexuality, regional identity, class, disability/ability, ethnicity
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do not have a separate identity, grouped together

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Unity

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female or male subject is devalued to the point where their humanity is removed

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Intelligence + Hardwork + Talent = Success + Reward

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representations of minor ethnic groups; exotic, dangerous, humorous, pitied

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