“It’s (not) handled”: race, gender, and refraction in Scandal

@article{Gomez2017ItsH,
  title={“It’s (not) handled”: race, gender, and refraction in Scandal},
  author={Stephanie L. Gomez and Megan D. McFarlane},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={362 - 376}
}
Abstract Much scholarship on mediated representations of race and gender claims that contemporary texts are examples of post-race and post-feminism, effectively communicating that our society is past the eras of inequality of races and sexes. Yet, many scholars have also argued that such representations are not so straightforward. Extending the work of this latter group of scholars, we call this tension refraction, a term we define as representational practices that draw attention to, or… 
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