Typecasting: On the Arts and Sciences of Human Inequality

Typecasting: On the Arts and Sciences of Human Inequality

Elizabeth Ewen


Typecasting chronicles the emergence of the "science of first impact" and divulges how the paintings of its creators—early social scientists—continues to form how we see the realm and to notify our such a lot basic and subconscious judgments of good looks, humanity, and degeneracy. during this groundbreaking exploration of the expansion of stereotyping amidst the increase of recent society, authors Ewen & Ewen exhibit "typecasting" as a continual cultural perform. Drawing on fields as diversified as heritage, popular culture, racial technological know-how, and picture, and together with over 100 pictures, many released right here for the 1st time, the authors current a brilliant portrait of stereotyping because it was once cast by way of colonialism, industrialization, mass media, city existence, and the worldwide economic climate.

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