Five Interrelated Concepts

Decent Essays
Examining the five interrelated concepts, identity, production, consumption, regulation, and representation, Hall (1997) presents a framework to interpret culture and make sense of historical and contemporary projected images of African American women.
The Representation of Women in Mass Media
Media Images of Women
Media images of women, regardless of race, are often stereotypical, negative and degrading. Mass media disseminates these images via electronic, print, visual and audio capabilities. More than 30 years ago researchers wrote a collection of essays in the book Hearth and Home: Images of Women in the Mass Media that focused on ‘sex-role stereotyping’ within media messages. The predominant argument is that women are depicted as a commodity-object
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