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Gender, Racial, and Sexuality Stereotypes In Media

Think of a few of your favorite television shows and movies - how do these shows depict gender, racial, and sexuality stereotypes as related to lifestyle, love and courtship, and work? Do these show present accurate ethnic and cultural factors factors that influenced human developmental theory? Examine the personal and professional challenges related to cultural diversity in your selected shows.

Shows discussed: Huxables, All in the Family, Office and 30 Rock.

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The shows that come to mind are not necessarily MY favorites but surely noteworthy. You'll need to think of those that are your favorite but perhaps mine will spark you thought-process.

These are not current, from the last 3 years, but they are a good example of your quest.

The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family. The Huxtables were a hot family at the time and actually, the family was not typical either. Instead, they were a good role model for other young African American youth, where the dad, was a doctor and the mother, a lawyer. The children dated and engaged in other regular teen activities but offered a different angle than the traditional TV show at that time.

Creators: Bill Cosby, Michael Leeson, Ed. Weinberger
Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad and Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Oppositionally, Archie ...

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Some TV shows are generational and some stand the test of time, with regard to political, stereotypical and relationship issues. American television producers that illustrate racism, gender issues and courtships are some of the issues discussed.