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1

Mimesis

images mimic/represent/stand in for reality (George Lopez)

2

Evolutionary Stages of Minorities in the Media

Non-recognition
Ridicule
Regulation
Respect

3

Ordering Process (stereotypes)

a way of ordering/categorizing/making sense of the world

4

Short cuts (stereotypes)

a method of simplicity (but stereotypes are not simple)

5

Stereotypes and Power

Based on power relations/structures
in-group judging out-group
partial and limited view
historical product (fixed and unmoving)

6

Kernel of Truth

Justification for stereotypes based on one kernel of truth (cops and doughnuts)

7

Reality and Representation

representation is a construction of reality, not the real thing

8

Burden of representation

not all groups are represented equally or fairly (casting)

9

Cycle of Oppresion

Stereotypes
Prejudice
Discrimination
Oppression
Internalization

10

Radiolab YellowRain

Oppression of the Hmong guests

11

Shohat and Stam

Stereotypes
-ahistorical (fixed/unmoving)
-representation is a construction
-burden of representation
-casting

12

Justin Eckstein

Yellow Rain and misrepresentation and ill-treatment of the Hmong by the interviewers