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Hollywood liberalism: myth or reality? A study of the representation of race, gender and class in popular culture and its impact on the American society

Abstract : This paper aims at defining the role and influence of the entertainment industry on American society by analyzing the representation of the concepts of race, gender and class in film and, to a lesser extent, television. Through the study of several movies from the beginning of Hollywood cinema to recent films, it examines how Hollywood's attitude towards some social issues impacts mentalities and in what ways it can either trigger or hinder social change.
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Mathilde Debrieux. Hollywood liberalism: myth or reality? A study of the representation of race, gender and class in popular culture and its impact on the American society. Literature. 2014. ⟨dumas-01021550⟩

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