Sexism In Zootopia

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The analysis of the reflections of society in Zootopia
Zootopia is one of many of Disney and Pixar’s most celebrated productions. The animated film is the sixth highest-grossing animated movie of all time. Set in a world of anthropomorphic animals the picture is centered around a young rabbit named Judy Hopps who comes from a small town with the dreams of becoming a police officer. When coming of age, Judy leaves her hometown to pursue her dream by going to live in Zootopia a city where anyone can become anything they want to be. She becomes the first rabbit in history to become a police officer. On her journey of becoming a police officer Hopps overcomes struggles like stereotyping, sexism and in some ways a form of ‘‘racism’’ or in this case “speciesism.” In many ways, Themes of racism, sexism and stereotyping are prominent Throughout the film. As the film progresses, we encounter different characters that represent some of the oppressions and prejudices of society through the types of animals that the film is portraying.
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She explains to her boss Chief Bogo that she was the valedictorian of the police academy and that she deserves to be on a serious case. He ignores her and tells her she still has to go on parking duty because he doubts her potential because she is a rabbit and that he believes she is a “token bunny” only hired to meet a quota. In similar real-life situations, sexism and racism in the workplace are not uncommon. Like officer Hopps, many women face unfair treatment in the working field because men in power doubt their abilities as women even when their resumes and skills prove that they are more than capable. Women in the workplace often have to work twice as hard as men to do to get half the
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