Infantilization represents the Other as embodying an early stage of human development, uncivilized, lacking maturity, or as child-like. One classic example is the African American characters in the film, Gone With the Wind (1939).  These representations have led to the belief that the Other cannot be educated, or that they are not capable of learning. This disparity has shown itself in the inequality in college admissions and job offers for different ethnic groups.

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Professor Brooks On The Archetypes Of African Americans
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Professor Gunckel On Infantilization & Naturalization In Portrayals Of Latinos
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Professor Deloria On Infantilization In Portrayals Of American Indians