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ERIC Number: EJ631884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0263-0869
Racial Presentation in Children's Comics: No Laughing Matter.
Bidmead, Pat; Leicester, Mal
MCT, v19 n3 p46-50 Sum 2001
Explored the nature and degree of racial bias in comics for children of all ages. Results revealed a visual bias against black groups in five key areas (numerical inclusion, suggested level of intellectual capacity, cultural stereotyping, and negative historical and geographic presentation). Black characters were not shown in leadership or hero roles (except as super sportspersons). (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom