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Stereotypes in Mass Media

Stereotypes in Mass Media   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,992 words

Most Americans come to know the world's approximately 260 million Arabs and more than one billion Muslims through the mainstream

Stereotypes

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
3,025 words

are a form of perceptual discrimination. They impose on individuals of a particular class—identified by race, ethnicity, or

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
Preconceived, simplistic description of all members of a given group that leads to having certain expectations, often inaccurate and prejudicial, about members of that group without regard ... More
stereotyping

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

The process of ascribing a stereotype to an individual.

stereotyping

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
983 words

Stereotyping commonly refers to the assumption that a person possesses a particular (usually negative) characteristic due to her membership of

stereotype

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Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
1,600 words

Referring literally to a process in typesetting whereby a mold is made of a page that has been typeset, a

Stereotypes

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Sander L. Gilman

The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
2,999 words
are textual or visual representations that depict an individual as a type by presenting selective, identifiable qualities ascribed to a real or constructed category of individuals. The ... More
Stereotypes, Reversals of

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The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,361 words

Stereotypes, or characters cast from a predictable mold shaped by popular expectations, have a natural home in popular literature, which

Stereotypes

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,270 words

In popular usage a “stereotype” is a negative generalization held by individuals of one group (the in-group) about individuals of

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