Social Role Valorization of "I Am Sam" Film Review by Top Papers

Social Role Valorization of "I Am Sam"
A review of the film, "I am Sam".
# 144277 | 1,250 words | 2 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Psychology (Social) , Sociology (Theory) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)


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This paper reviews the film, "I am Sam", which deals with the challenges that a man with an intellectual disability faces when he seeks custody of his young daughter. The paper critiques any negative imagery in the film and replaces it with possible positive imagery that could have been employed. The paper explains that in accordance with the social role valorization theory, enhancement of people's social image in the eyes of the society enhances the perceived value of the social roles of a person, a group (in this case the intellectually or otherwise disabled), or an entire class of people.

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"This paper will review the film, I am Sam, which deals with the challenges that a man with an intellectual disability faces when he seeks custody of his young daughter. The paper will critique any negative imagery in the film and replace it with possible positive imagery that could have been employed. In accordance with the social role valorization theory enhancement of people's social image in the eyes of the society, enhances the perceived value of the social roles of a person, a group (in this case the intellectually or otherwise disabled), or an entire class of people. A person who is impaired in image is usually perceived by the society as in..."

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Social Role Valorization of "I Am Sam" (2009, December 01) Retrieved June 17, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/film-review/social-role-valorization-of-i-am-sam-144277/

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"Social Role Valorization of "I Am Sam"" 01 December 2009. Web. 17 June. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/film-review/social-role-valorization-of-i-am-sam-144277/>

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