Cover of: Ethnic and racial images in American film and television | Allen L. Woll Read Online

Ethnic and racial images in American film and television historical essays and bibliography by Allen L. Woll

  • 572 Want to read
  • ·
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Minorities in motion pictures -- Bibliography,
  • Minorities in television -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Motion pictures -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Television programs -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Minorities in motion pictures,
  • Minorities on television -- United States,
  • Motion pictures -- United States,
  • Television programs -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementAllen L. Woll, Randall M. Miller.
SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, vol. 308, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 308.
ContributionsMiller, Randall M.
LC ClassificationsZ5784.M9 W65 1987, PN1995.9.M56 W65 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2869749M
ISBN 10082408733X
LC Control Number84048883

Download Ethnic and racial images in American film and television


Ethnic and racial images in American film and television: historical essays and bibliography. [Allen L Woll; Randall M Miller] Ethnic and racial images in American film and television. New York: Garland, (OCoLC) Television - Reference Books (20 items). Ethnic and racial images in American film and television: historical essays and bibliography / Allen L. Woll, Randall M. Miller. Z M9 W59 Primary cinema resources: an index to screenplays, interviews and special collections at the University of Southern California / compiled by Christopher D. Wheaton, Richard B. Jewell. Ethnic images in American film and television. the image of the Jew in film / Ruth Perlmutter --The images of Jews in American film / Murray -American case / Mick Moloney --The Irish in American film and television / William J. Brennan --Ethnic pictures and ethnic fate: the media image of Italian-Americans / Joseph Papaleo.   Consuming the images and messages associated with racial/ethnic groups in the media contributes to the formation, activation, and application of racial/ethnic cognitions. For racial/ethnic majority group members (i.e., whites), unfavorable media depictions can mean the perpetuation of harmful stereotypes: this can lead to outcomes ranging from unsympathetic policy Cited by: 1.

The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Film documents one facet of racism in the film industry, wherein historically underrepresented peoples are misrepresented —through a lack of roles for actors of color, stereotyping, negative associations, and an absence of rich, nuanced characters. Offering insights and analysis from over seventy 5/5(1).   In , the average U.S. resident consumed traditional and digital media for about hours each day. In the same year, eight- to twelve-year-old children consumed an average of six hours of media a day and teens consumed nine hours. This mind-boggling amount of media consumption shapes how U.S. residents see the world, and racial imagery in the media has cumulative effects on : Nancy Wang Yuen.   Racial Stereotypes in Film/TV written by Omar, Adeline, Alyssa, Jon, and Alex. The United States is now more diverse than it ever has been, but from watching Hollywood films and television programs it’s easy to overlook that development. That’s because characters of color remain underrepresented in mainstream movies and TV shows. Asian American Stereotypes in Film and Television Like Latinos and Arab Americans, Asian Americans have frequently portrayed foreigners in Hollywood films and television shows. Though Asian Americans have lived in the U.S. for generations, there is no shortage of Asians speaking broken English and practicing “mysterious” customs on both the Author: Nadra Kareem Nittle.

The representation of African Americans in media – speech, writing, still or moving pictures – has been a major concern in mainstream American culture and a component of media bias in the United States. The ethnical minorities have been either over-represented (e.g. motivated by liberal ideologies) or under-represented. Such media representation is not always seen in a positive light and. The Chicano/Hispanic Image in American Film is a first step in the direction of film criticism that makes plain the economic, political, and social background of popular films in their creation of racist myths and stereotypes based on the Chicano/Hispanic image. Rent or buy Ethnic and Racial Images in American Film and Television - Minorities, more specifically African-Americans and Latino-Americans are the casualty of a media that perpetuates social stereotypes and ethnic homogeneity. Television continues to promote social stereotypes even in this age of multiculturalism and diversity.