South Asians on the U.S. Screen: Just Like Everyone Else?

South Asians on the U.S. Screen: Just Like Everyone Else?

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ISBN-13: 9781498506588
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 03/23/2018
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 5.97(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Bhoomi K. Thakore is visiting assistant professor and director of the sociology program at Elmhurst College.

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Browning of American Media and the Whitewashing of Inequality, Matthew W. Hughey
Preface: Just Like No One Else
Introduction: South Asians in 21st Century U.S. Television and Film

Chapter 1: Seeing is Believing: A Brief History of Non-Whites Representation in U.S. Television and Film
Chapter 2: A Snapshot of South Asian Characters in U.S. Media (2010)
Chapter 3: Three Degrees of Ethnicity: Racialized Representations of South Asians
Chapter 4: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Representations of Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationality
Chapter 5: What’s the Matter with Outsourced?
Conclusion: The Future of South Asians on the U.S. Screen

Appendix A: Research Methods and Data
Appendix B: Survey Questions
Appendix C: Interview Questions

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