Aims/Objectives. You will be able to describe drama and sub genre conventions You will be able to identify the types of groups that are represented You will be able to discuss how representations are created in dramas. Drama.
Analyse how society sees these different ethnicities, this can also be linked to social class and status.
Black groups-stereotypes, criminals, drugs pushers, positive: good at sports and good singers
Asian groups:-work in corner shops, waiters, commit fraud. Positives: traditional, hardworking and family orientated.
Muslims: negatives, shown as extremist, violent, religious. Positives, pure, holy and trustworthy.
White group: Depends on social class, i.e. white working class can be seen as racist, again analyse the binary opposite.
Regional identity is the notion that people ‘s identities are not just the country they are born in, but the region they are live in. Identities include Geordies, Mancunians, Liverpoodlians or perhaps the Welsh, Scottish or Irish. Think about the positive and negative stereotypes that already exist.
Britain can be separated into two stereotypical parts, north and south.