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Patrones y tendencias en cómo se representan los musulmanes en las películas occidentales. Análisis a partir de una revisión de literatura

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Abida Eijaz
Enviado octubre 29, 2018      Publicado octubre 29, 2018


Las películas tienen el potencial para determinar cuándo y cómo se evocan ciertas realidades. En ellas se seleccionan temas, se resaltan discursos, se enmarcan observaciones, se establecen asociaciones (positivas y negativas), y se seleccionan símbolos para representar dar forma al contenido. Muchos estudios concluyen que los musulmanes y el Islam han recibido un tratamiento negativo en las películas. Este estudio evalúa las principales proposiciones y hallazgos de investigaciones recientes sobre tendencias y patrones de las representaciones de musulmanes en películas de ficción. La literatura se evalúa alrededor de seis tópicos: el choque o la mediación entre civilizaciones, si los estereotipos son mecanismos deficientes o eficientes para procesar información, el “otro” como lo que está siendo metido en un marco, la marginación y/o el protagonismo, lo representativo y lo referencial, y si está orientado al mercado y/o al gusto popular. 

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Eijaz, A. (2018). Patrones y tendencias en cómo se representan los musulmanes en las películas occidentales. MEDIACIONES, 14(21), 17-38.
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