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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Stereotype

“The other half —the deeper meaning— lies in what is not being said, but is being fantasized, what is implied but cannot be shown.”
—Stuart Hall

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Representation (System of…)

…“the relation between ‘things’, concepts and signs lies at the heart of the production of meaning in language. The process which links these three elements together is what we call ‘representation’.” 
—Stuart Hall

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Language

“When we look at culture from the perspective of a practice of giving meaning, than language is the tool to give meaning with.”
—Stuart Hall

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Encyclopedia of —isms

Dichotomy

A dichotomy means a division into two parts that are exclusive opposed or contradictory: an object can be either one or the other, not both nor neither.

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Encyclopedia of —isms

Culture

Culture is the activity of giving meaning to objects, events and people. This activity depends on the participants of this culture.

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Intersectionality

Intersectionality is ‘a mode of thinking that intersects identities and systems of social oppression and domination’.

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Typology

A typology is the result of the classification of things according to their physical characteristics.

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