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Asian women in Australian soap operas: Questioning idealized hybrid representation

Winarnita (previously Doxey), Monika


Representations of Asian women in Australian soap operas and television dramas contribute to debate about the incorporation of 'ethnic' identities within multicultural Australia. As an alternative concept for analyzing representation, notions of hybridity as the mixing of cultural and racial identity have come into prominence. Hybridity is a complex concept and is not simply a progressive means of representing Asian women. Key criticisms of the hybridity theory are that it promotes a happy,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Social Science
DOI: 10.5539/ass.v7n8p3


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