Patterns of Bias in Hollywood Movies.

This work grew out of the observed frustration of film industry critics who have pointed out examples of bias and stereotyping in specific Hollywood movies over the years only to be rebuffed by the simplistic studio arguments that such films reflect the real world and that moviegoers vote with their...

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Author / Creator: Cones, John.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: New York : Algora Publishing, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Movies Mirror Their Makers
  • Chapter 2 Race-Based Portrayals
  • Chapter 3 Sexual Stereotypes
  • Chapter 4 Religious Bias
  • Chapter 5 Bad Guys From the Political Right
  • Chapter 6 Regional Prejudice: Hollywood's Rape of the South
  • Chapter 7 Other Negative Portrayals in Hollywood Films
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Articles, Films, Media Reports and Papers:
  • Books
  • About The Author
  • Endnotes
  • Index.