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Speaking to the Commonwealth
Lucy Robinson

structured around identity politics was reinforced by theories of reader response. The logic ran that different audiences valued different broadcasting and should therefore be catered for accordingly. These different audiences should be allowed to represent themselves. Channel 4's original remit and commissioning structure made it the logical home of new Black entertainment. Comedy programming like No Problem! and Desmond's turned the power of laughter around, challenging the racist stereotyping masked as comedy in programmes like ITV's Love Thy Neighbour (1972

in Now that’s what I call a history of the 1980s
African–German encounters
Eva Bischoff

, birth, child care and personal hygiene. 76 In presenting the customs and practices ‘discovered,’ she often compared European gender norms and gendered practices with what she believed to be their African counterparts. These descriptions combined racist stereotypes (indigenous woman as an animal, and/or as a passive object of exploitation by lazy indigenous men), with class prejudice, and white, middle-class feminism. In describing ‘typical’ African women

in Savage worlds
Assimilation and separate development
Douglas A. Lorimer

using commonplace racist stereotypes, Weale did not fully endorse Pearson’s pessimism, and offered a liberal solution to racial conflict. Believing that racial prejudice was a natural instinct expressed in the discriminatory policies of the white dominions, Weale foresaw a new regional separation and global balance of power in accordance with the racial divisions of the world

in Science, race relations and resistance
The origins of the Algerian women’s movement, 1945–54
Neil Macmaster

borders.15 Equally significant was the fact that between c. 1900 and 1944 the debate on the issues facing Algerian women was monopolised by metropolitan and colonial Frenchwomen.16 French feminists like Hubertine Auclert had, since 1900, engaged in a campaign for the emancipation of Muslim women who were perceived through Orientalist and racist stereotypes as degraded victims of child-marriage, veiling, seclusion, polygamy, repudiation and ‘feudal’ patriarchy.17 French feminists, such as the lawyers Maria Vérone and Suzanne Grinberg, were active within the Union

in Burning the veil
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Initiatives and obstacles, 1870–1914
Douglas A. Lorimer

the non-western world had a profound impact on the origins and intensification of European racism. This history has implications far broader than the creation of racist stereotypes, for it shaped the new lexicon of race relations, including those universal designations defining the colonial Other – the natives, the coloured races, the non-whites and the non-Europeans. While the

in Science, race relations and resistance
Richard Allen Cave

grossly and that the parody is vicious for its want of self-awareness. Discrimination here is anything but easy; and this in itself is indicative of the heritage of intellectual and moral confusion that accompanies the processes by which racist stereotypes are created and sustained as conventions. One cannot be sure whether Byron is indulging in bad taste here or attempting to interrogate a theatrical

in Acts of supremacy