Deconstructing the Portrayals of Haitian Women in the Media

  title={Deconstructing the Portrayals of Haitian Women in the Media},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Rend{\'o}n and Guerda Nicolas},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  pages={227 - 239}
Haitian women constitute a group that is lauded within Haiti as the “pillar of society” and yet is also often silenced both within Haiti and abroad. Given the role of the media in shaping attitudes and behaviors toward Women of Color, evaluation of media portrayals is critical to challenge oppressive discourses about these groups. Therefore, in this study, the authors conducted a thematic analysis of 650 photographs of Haitian women in the Associated Press Photo Archive in the years 1994–2009… 

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