Stereotypes | Education homework help

  1. Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio
  2. “Mama’s Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” originally recorded by Ed Bruce and famously covered by Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings
  3. The complete video of “Bad” by Michael Jackson (directed by Martin Scorsese) (note: this version includes an extended section shot in black and white before the “song” begins)

How does this material both use stereotypes and respond/react to stereotyping? Consider the lyrics and visual presentation carefully.

I am – undercovering stereotypes

Complete the “I AM. . .” exercise and the “Uncovering Stereotypes” Worksheet A  in the Harvey and Allard text. Write a 1 page reflective paper of what your results and what you learned. What surprised you about yourself? What will you do differently as a result of this exercise? What might you tell others about it? 

Write a 1 page paper about Uncovering Stereotypes.