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Gender Differences in Movie Superheroes’ Roles, Appearances, and Violence

Abstract: It is important to understand the content of media, as media can promote stereotypes that communicate what gender roles, appearances, and acts of violence are acceptable in society. This content analysis of 147 superheroes in 80 movies found that male heroes appeared much more frequently than female heroes. Females were more likely to work in … Continue reading Gender Differences in Movie Superheroes’ Roles, Appearances, and Violence