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Chapter 4

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Department
Media Studies
Course
MDSB62H3
Professor
Michael Petit
Semester
Winter

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Chapter4TheSpectacleoftheotherHowtheregimeofrepresentationactuallyworksinvolvesexaminingmoredeeplythesetofrepresentationalpracticesknownasstereotypingStereotypingreducespeopletoafewsimpleessentialcharacteristicswhicharerepresentedasfixedbynatureHereweexaminefourfurtheraspect1theconstructionofothernessandexclusion2stereotypingandpower3theroleoffantasy4fetishismConstructionofothernessandexclusionFIRSTPOINTAsasignifyingpracticeiscentraltotherepresentationofracialdifferenceRichardDyer1977importantdistinctionbetweentypingandserotypingWotheuseoftypesitwouldbedifficulttomakesenseoftheworldWeunderstandtheworldbyreferringindividualobjectspeopleoreventsinourheadstothegeneralclassificatoryschemesintowhichaccordingtoourculturetheyfitWedecodeaflatobjectonlegsonwhichweplacethingsatableInotherwordsweunderstandtheparticularintermsofitstypeWedeploywhatAlfredSchutzcalledtypificationstypingisessentialtotheproductionofmeaningWearealwaysmakingsenseofthingsintermsofsomewidercategoriesWeassignhimhertothemembershipofdifferentgroupsaccordingtoclassgenderagegroupnationalityracelinguisticgroupsexualpreferenceandsoonWeorderhimherintermsofpersonalitytypeEXOurpictureofwhoapersonisisbuiltupoutoftheinformationweaccumulatefrompositioninghimherwinthesedifferentordersoftypificationAtypeisanysimplevividmemorableeasilygraspedandwidelyrecognizedcharacterizationinwhichafewtraitsareforegroundedandchangeordevelopmentiskepttoaminimumStereotypinggetholdofthefewsimplevividmemorableeasilygraspedandwidely
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