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The emperor's old groove : decolonizing Disney's Magic Kingdom

Author: Brenda Ayres
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that the Disney company's version of multiculturalism is really the same "old groove"--a surreptitious colonizing force that manipulates the psychological, cultural, and political identitites of consumers, predominantly children. [back cover].
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Emperor's old groove.
New York : P. Lang, ©2003
(OCoLC)606958023
Online version:
Emperor's old groove.
New York : P. Lang, ©2003
(OCoLC)609150777
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Ayres
ISBN: 0820463639 9780820463636
OCLC Number: 51264485
Description: xi, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The wonderful world of Disney : the world that made the man and the man that made the world / Brenda Ayres --
Beauties and their beasts & other motherless tales from the wonderful world of Walt Disney / Mark Axelrod --
The poisonous apple in Snow White : Disney's kingdom of gender / Brenda Ayres --
Stripping beauty : Disney's "feminist" seduction / Kellie Bean --
Disney's magic carpet ride : Aladdin and women in Islam / Christiane Staninger --
Disney, the beast, and woman as civilizing force / Kathleen E.B. Manley --
"All that is solid melts into the air" : "the winds of change" and other analogues of colonialism in Disney's Mary Poppins / Brian E. Szumsky --
Notes from the Aladdin industry : or, Middle eastern folklore in the era of multinational capitalism / Christopher Wise --
Shakespeare and company : the Lion King and the Disneyfication of Hamlet / Stephen M. Buhler --
Disney's Tempest : colonizing desire in the Little mermaid / Richard Finkelstein --
Mulan Disney, it's like, re-orients : consuming China and animating teen dreams / Sheng-mei Ma --
Pocahontas : the Disney imaginary / Pushpa Naidu Parekh --
The politics of vision : Disney, Aladdin, and the Gulf war / Dianne Sachko Macleod.
Responsibility: edited by Brenda Ayres.
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Argues that the Disney company's version of multiculturalism is really the same "old groove"--a surreptitious colonizing force that manipulates the psychological, cultural, and political identitites of consumers, predominantly children. [back cover].

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