Questioning Danish Cartoon Images

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskning

Resumé

Artiklen diskuterer hvilket sprogbrug og satirisk afbilleding der bruges om danskere af afrikansk oprindelse i de danske medier. Der gives en kort historisk oversigt over dansk tegnesatire siden Reformationen, hvorefter det diskuteres hvorvidt satiriske indslag reelt set udfordrer samfundets mest udbredte holdninger eller om de som oftest både udtrykker et kærligt drilleri, men i sidste ende altid understøtter majoritetens selvforståelse, fordi satiren er afhængig af at blive værdsat af det brede publikum.

Endelig diskuteres de historiske og sociale forhold, der gør at ordet "neger" stadig er en accepteret måde at betegne mennesker i Danmark på, selv om det i det fleste andre lande anses for at være et meget nedladende eller direkte racistisk udtryk.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelI am Black/White/Yellow : An Introduction to the Black Body in Europe
RedaktørerJoan Anim-Addo, Suzanne Scafe
Antal sider25
Udgivelses stedLondon
ForlagMango Publishing
Publikationsdato2007
Sider167-192
ISBN (Trykt)1 902294 31 9, 978 1 902294 31 5
StatusUdgivet - 2007

Emneord

  • racisme
  • afrodansker
  • satire
  • ytringsfrihed

Citer dette

Bojsen, H. (2007). Questioning Danish Cartoon Images. I J. Anim-Addo, & S. Scafe (red.), I am Black/White/Yellow: An Introduction to the Black Body in Europe (s. 167-192). London: Mango Publishing.
Bojsen, Heidi. / Questioning Danish Cartoon Images. I am Black/White/Yellow: An Introduction to the Black Body in Europe. red. / Joan Anim-Addo ; Suzanne Scafe. London : Mango Publishing, 2007. s. 167-192
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Bojsen, H 2007, Questioning Danish Cartoon Images. i J Anim-Addo & S Scafe (red), I am Black/White/Yellow: An Introduction to the Black Body in Europe. Mango Publishing, London, s. 167-192.

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I am Black/White/Yellow: An Introduction to the Black Body in Europe. red. / Joan Anim-Addo; Suzanne Scafe. London : Mango Publishing, 2007. s. 167-192.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskning

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