ERIC Number: EJ523748
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Images of the Third World: Teaching a Geography of the Third World.
Harrison, Margaret E.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v19 n3 p285-97 Nov 1995
Profiles an undergraduate college class that critically examines newspaper, map, and poster representations of the developing nations. Beginning exercises reveal how a person's gender, race, and background influence his or her construction and interpretation of cultural images. Includes a 29-item bibliography concerning deconstruction of images and developing nations. (MJP)
Descriptors: Bias, Consciousness Raising, Content Analysis, Critical Thinking, Cultural Context, Cultural Images, Cultural Pluralism, Culture Contact, Developing Nations, Ethnocentrism, Geography, Higher Education, Ideology, Instructional Innovation, Maps, Mass Media Effects, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Political Socialization, Stereotypes, Visual Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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