AC1.5- Stereotyping of criminals

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  • Created on: 04-12-22 11:25
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  • AC1.5-Stereotyping of criminals
    • explanation: 'folk devil'- a stereotype of criminals that presents there crimes as evil and intentionally cruel
    • example: C4 drama  'Top Boy'-  presents stereotype black men are gang members and drug dealers and criminals in london streets
    • example: tv series white collar- fraudster is a white middle aged man who wears suits
    • stats: Black actors play 64% of all gang member roles in Hollywood. Only 35% of America's real gang members are black
    • how did the media cause this: over- report, mis- represents, glorifies, embellishes


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