Tag Archives: Identity

Dissertation – Part 6

British Consumers and the American Dream: A Study of American Media Production and British Consumption Trends Post 9/11. Conclusion The overall objective of this study has been to discredit any notion that Europeans, even more so than Americans themselves, buy … Continue reading

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Dissertation – Part 5

British Consumers and the American Dream: A Study of American Media Production and British Consumption Trends Post 9/11. Analysis – Case Study The highly acclaimed television series ‘The Wire’ portrays the gritty – and mostly neglected – reality that exists “hidden … Continue reading

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Dissertation – Part 4

British Consumers and the American Dream: A Study of American Media Production and British Consumption Trends Post 9/11. Methodology The objective for this research has been clearly outlined as an attempt to refute Dell’Orto’s claims. She suggests that Europeans will continue … Continue reading

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Dissertation – Part 3

British Consumers and the American Dream: A Study of American Media Production and British Consumption Trends Post 9/11. Literature Review The key text as regards this research – ‘The Hidden Power of the American Dream: Why Europe’s Shaken Confidence in … Continue reading

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Dissertation – Part 2

British Consumers and the American Dream: A Study of American Media Production and British Consumption Trends Post 9/11. Introduction The United States of America; the country that embodies, and is entrusted as curator of the American dream, has since the 9/11 … Continue reading

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Dissertation – Part 1

British Consumers and the American Dream: A Study of American Media Production and British Consumption Trends Post 9/11.  Abstract History has repeatedly demonstrated that Europeans are habitual consumers of American products – Disney, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Coca Cola but to name … Continue reading

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Pornography, Gender and Sexual Identity

There are certain elements to the history of pornography that are similarly found in that of other subcultures. Pornography has in the past – like punk, hip-hop and rap at the height of their popularity – “operated against political and … Continue reading

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Critical Analysis – Who is Roy Johnson?

The film called “Who Is Roy Johnson?” (available on my Video page), portrays the week leading up to a British amateur wrestler’s debut match. The title immediately highlights Rory’s disposition towards creating an alter-ego. Formal interviews form the chronological structure … Continue reading

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Feminine Sexuality and Identity – Unravelling the Male Perspective

Throughout and beyond recorded history there have been many civilisations that have come and gone, leaving behind a trail of evidence alluding to their existence. It could be argued that many of them were relatively modern, when judged upon the … Continue reading

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The Formation of a Fluid Identity

In “Identity and Difference”, Kathryn Woodward summarises that identity is often the subject of conflicting points of view. Identities can be “seen as having some essential core”, but others might argue that identities can be “seen as contingent; that is, … Continue reading

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