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Gender Stereotyping in Comic Books
An examination of gender stereotyping in superhero comic books.
# 121179 | 750 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Media and Society) , Gender and Sexuality (General)

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This paper conducted research related to gender stereotyping in one form of media, namely superhero comic books. Findings indicated that this form of media contained a great many of sexist stereotypes.

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"The purpose of this study was to conduct observational research defined as a form of non-experimental research involving researcher observation of the phenomena of interest. (Abrams) In the conducted research, the topic of interest was whether superhero comic books contains sexist stereotyping. Although the investigator examined other types of media advertising, tv series and radio broadcasts, superhero comics were selected for their inherent interest and the fact that they were a form of under-researched media. Sexist stereotyping..."

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