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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's super hero sexism
Date:12/21/2011

way of example, Brienza cites research that the number of men versus women credited in the production of the new DC (and competitor Marvel) superhero comics is extremely unbalanced; on average women account for less than 10 percent of the production staff and are concentrated in less prestigious roles.

The bottom line: Parents out shopping for gifts this year might want to look at the new comics before giving them -- or their spin-off toys -- to their children.


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Contact: Casey Brienza
cb607@cam.ac.uk
Sociologists for Women in Society
Source:Eurekalert

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