Racial and Ethnic Relations Musvosvi Chapter 4

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Current depictions of non-whites in film, television, and other media show no trace of the stereotypes that existed in the early twentieth century.
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False
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Both blacks and whites are over-represented on television shows.
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True
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The idea that the United States is a land of opportunity and that African Americans could do better if they only tried harder is known as:
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enlightened racism
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The depiction of successful blacks in television shows, such as the Cosby Show, helped to:
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make white Americans feel less racist because they liked the black characters
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When Christian Peter, a white football player and Lawrence Phillips, a black football player, both were accused of assault, only Phillips’ case received national media coverage. This example demonstrates how:
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the media portrays black and white athletes differently
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According to Monk-Turner, __________ are the most likely group to be portrayed negatively in film and television.
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Latino(a)s
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What conflicting findings did Kopacz and Lawton find in their study of online YouTube videos?
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users preferred both videos portraying stereotyped depictions of racial groups and videos that countered racial stereotypes
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The stereotypical portrayals of racial groups on television are harmful in that they:
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A. Justify racial inequalities B. Normalize racial segragation C. Maintain racial disparities
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Media portrayals of non-whites may partly explain why so little is being done about racial disparities in a nation that values equality and democracy
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True
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Most Arabs on television are portrayed as Arab American, instead of foreign.
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False
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When people of color are the creators of popular media, non-whites are always depicted in less stereotypical ways.
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False
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Latinos on television are most often portrayed as:
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law enforcement officers and criminals
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Portrayals of people of color on television vary by:
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Race, class, and gender
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Chapter 4 describes stereotypes about Asian, Latina, and black women. For each group, there is a stereotype of the
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Hyper sexual woman
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Patricia Hill Collins defines _______ as current reflections of racial formations from prior historical periods.
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new racism
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When an African American male is portrayed as a thug, it is an example of what Patricia Hill Collins calls:
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Controlling images
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The media often portray Arab cultures as backward, barbaric, patriarchal, and in need of Western civilization. This portrayal works to:
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justify foreign interventions
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The television show, Longmire, has a Westernized Native American character named Henry Standing Bear, played by Lou Diamond Phillips. Henry is best friends with the white sheriff and often uses his Native American knowledge to help the sheriff solve cases. This depiction is similar to which stereotype of Asian men?
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the \”biracial buddy\”
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Arab American Men
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Immoral Billionaire
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Native American Men
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Sidekick
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Latino American Men
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Gangbanger
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Asian American Men
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Threatening Foreigner
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Arab American Women
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Veiled Victim
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Native American Women
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Matriarch
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Latina American Women
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Maid
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Asian American Women
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Dragon Lady

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