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The Resource Diversity in Disney films : critical essays on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability, edited by Johnson Cheu

Diversity in Disney films : critical essays on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability, edited by Johnson Cheu

Label
Diversity in Disney films : critical essays on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability
Title
Diversity in Disney films
Title remainder
critical essays on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability
Statement of responsibility
edited by Johnson Cheu
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This essay collection gathers recent scholarship on representations of diversity in Disney and Disney/Pixar films, exploring not only race and gender, but also newer areas of study. Covering a wide array of films this compendium highlights the social impact of the entertainment giant and reveals its cultural significance in shaping our global citizenry"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1999.W27
LC item number
D58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cheu, Johnson
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  • Walt Disney Productions
  • Pixar (Firm)
  • Motion pictures
  • Animated films
  • Race in motion pictures
  • Ethnicity in motion pictures
  • Sex role in motion pictures
  • Disabilities in motion pictures
  • People with disabilities in motion pictures
Label
Diversity in Disney films : critical essays on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability, edited by Johnson Cheu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 282-283), filmography, and index
Contents
  • Beyond the fairest : essays on race and ethnicity -- Traditions and transformations : essays on gender and sexuality -- Of beasts and innocents : essays on disability -- Up and out : essays on reimaginings and new visions
  • Re-casting and diversifying Disney in the age of globalization / Johnson Cheu -- Cannibals and coons : blackness in the early days of Walt Disney / Kheli R. Willetts -- Saludos amigos and The three caballeros : the representation of Latin America in Disney's "good neighbor" films / Karen S. Goldman -- Mapping the imaginary : the Neverland of Disney Indians / Prajna Parasher -- A "vexing implication" : Siamese cats and orientalist mischief-making / Kimiko Akita and Rick Kenney -- White man's best friend : race and privilege in Oliver and company / Natchee Blue Barnd -- Blackness, bayous, and gumbo : encoding and decoding race in a colorblind world / Sarah E. Turner -- Fighting the Cold War with Pinocchio, Bambi and Dumbo / Danielle Glassmeyer -- "You the man, well, sorta" : gender binaries and liminality in Mulan / Gwendolyn LImbach -- "What do you want me to do? Dress in drag and do the hula?" : Timon and Pumbaa's alternative lifestyle dilemma in The Lion King / Gael Sweeney -- Mean ladies : transgendered villains in Disney films / Amanda Putnam -- "You're a surprise from every angle" : disability, identity and otherness in The hunchback of Notre Dame / Martin F. Norden -- Dopey's legacy : stereotypical portrayals of intellectual disability in the classic animated films / Karen Schwartz, Zana Marie Lutfiya and Nancy Hansen -- A place at the table : on being human in the Beauty and the beast tradition / Tammy Berberi and Viktor Berberi -- Is Disney avant-garde? A comparative analysis of Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Jan Svankmajer's Alice (1989) / William Verrone -- (Indivi)duality in Return to Oz : reflection and revision / Ana Salzberg -- Securing the virtual frontier for whiteness in Tron / Michael Green -- A womb with a phew! Post-humanist theory and Pixar's Wall-E / Walter C. Metz -- Home is where the heart is : Pixar's Up / Dennis Tyler
Control code
796760288
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 307 p.
Isbn
9780786446018
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012044136
Other control number
40021956250
System control number
(OCoLC)796760288
Label
Diversity in Disney films : critical essays on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability, edited by Johnson Cheu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 282-283), filmography, and index
Contents
  • Beyond the fairest : essays on race and ethnicity -- Traditions and transformations : essays on gender and sexuality -- Of beasts and innocents : essays on disability -- Up and out : essays on reimaginings and new visions
  • Re-casting and diversifying Disney in the age of globalization / Johnson Cheu -- Cannibals and coons : blackness in the early days of Walt Disney / Kheli R. Willetts -- Saludos amigos and The three caballeros : the representation of Latin America in Disney's "good neighbor" films / Karen S. Goldman -- Mapping the imaginary : the Neverland of Disney Indians / Prajna Parasher -- A "vexing implication" : Siamese cats and orientalist mischief-making / Kimiko Akita and Rick Kenney -- White man's best friend : race and privilege in Oliver and company / Natchee Blue Barnd -- Blackness, bayous, and gumbo : encoding and decoding race in a colorblind world / Sarah E. Turner -- Fighting the Cold War with Pinocchio, Bambi and Dumbo / Danielle Glassmeyer -- "You the man, well, sorta" : gender binaries and liminality in Mulan / Gwendolyn LImbach -- "What do you want me to do? Dress in drag and do the hula?" : Timon and Pumbaa's alternative lifestyle dilemma in The Lion King / Gael Sweeney -- Mean ladies : transgendered villains in Disney films / Amanda Putnam -- "You're a surprise from every angle" : disability, identity and otherness in The hunchback of Notre Dame / Martin F. Norden -- Dopey's legacy : stereotypical portrayals of intellectual disability in the classic animated films / Karen Schwartz, Zana Marie Lutfiya and Nancy Hansen -- A place at the table : on being human in the Beauty and the beast tradition / Tammy Berberi and Viktor Berberi -- Is Disney avant-garde? A comparative analysis of Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Jan Svankmajer's Alice (1989) / William Verrone -- (Indivi)duality in Return to Oz : reflection and revision / Ana Salzberg -- Securing the virtual frontier for whiteness in Tron / Michael Green -- A womb with a phew! Post-humanist theory and Pixar's Wall-E / Walter C. Metz -- Home is where the heart is : Pixar's Up / Dennis Tyler
Control code
796760288
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 307 p.
Isbn
9780786446018
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012044136
Other control number
40021956250
System control number
(OCoLC)796760288

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