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Intersectionality

recognizing multiple impacts of different forms of identity (race, gander, sexual orientation)

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Representation by genre

sitcoms, criminals/gang members, token

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Representation by Geography

Based in diverse places but locals are not accurately portrayed (new york)

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Representation by profression

nurses

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Rethinking stereotype analysis

Actors embodying roles in interesting ways
Rich complex narratives
Subversive/satirical stereotypes
stereotype within overall narrative

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articulation

joining parts together to make a unity

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Avowal

identity you claim for yourself

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Ascription

identity others ascribe to you

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Agency

freedom/ability of someone to act on their own power

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enlightenment subject

each of us is an individual with identity within

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sociological subject

identity formed through interactions with people and environment

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postmodern subject

identity is always shifting and changing

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strategic essentialism

(Gayatri Spirak) temporary solidarity that serves as a means to an end (women's suffrage)

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Cultural globalization

transmission of ideas, meanings and values across the world

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cultural homogenization

american/wester culture replaces local culture

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global media flows

Global (hollywood, CNN, BBC)
Transnational (telenovelas)
Geocultural (specific groups, MBC Arabic tv)

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Television formats

skeleton format of a program that can be adapted by other stations

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Glocalization

global flows adapted and remixed in local cultures

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Fandom as pathology

potential fanatic where fandom is seen as disease/crazy people

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Cultural Capital

having education or taste, linked to having good taste, high culture, respected

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Women's media

never given attention/respect (soap operas, chick flicks)

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Fan

A consumer of a text who translates the text into a cultural activity by sharing it, joining a community, engaging with the text

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Fans as poachers

when someone takes some aspect from a media text and makes in their own (mashup)

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Slash

creating a relationship of two characters that doesn't really exist

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Michel De Certeau

coined fans as poachers (impertinent raid on the literary preserve)

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Participatory Culture

low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement
support for creating and sharing one's creations
informal mentorship
members believe contributions matter
members feel social connection