Intersectional Analysis in Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed”


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Intersectional Analysis in Martin Scorsese's "The Departed"
Sociology 3810 Term Paper Proposal
For partial fulfillment of the requirements for Sociology 3810, I have chosen to do an intersectional analysis of the Martin Scorsese film The Departed. I chose this film because it makes distinctions but also connections between the themes of identity, class and cultural (Irish-American) norms. Particularly, the identity of being Irish American in this movie helps the viewer to clearly distinguish the “Good” guys from the “Bad” guys.
This film specifically applies stereotypes about criminals and police officers to the Irish American segment of the society. In essence, I have chosen this movie because the politics of representation within this...
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