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Online encyclopaedias are great for short, concise and reliable information. It may be best to access these articles from the Online encyclopaedias page through the Hale portal. Don't forget Britannica has ready made citations for you to use.

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N.B. Quentin Tarantino doesn't make "James Bond" movies, he just "Digs strong chicks."

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Both EBSCOhost and Gale INFOTRAC have specialized databases so use these first. 

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Has James Bond become a feminist in SPECTRE? (Telegraph): At first glance, Suffragette and SPECTRE don’t have anything in common, writes Allison Pearson, but 007 is adjusting to the 21st century.

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The tragedy of James Bond  (NewStatesman): 007 is still supposed to be a hero but if you knew him in real life, you would be warning all your friends not to invite him to their parties.

The role of women in film: Supporting the men -- An analysis of how culture influences the changing discourse on gender representations in film: An analysis of how culture influences the changing discourse on gender representations in film. Women are portrayed as often dependent on other characters, over-emotional, and confined to low-status jobs compared to enterprising and ambitious male characters. 

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Reference Generator:

Reference Generator It is important to provide evidence of using a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards. Click here for a Hale School guide to referencing.


A sample bibliography for 3 resources suggested on this page would look like:

CAROLINE, R n.d., 'United by bonds of sex and violence', Daily Telegraph, The (Sydney), Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre, EBSCOhost, viewed 26 July 2016.

Rubin, S 2003, The complete James Bond movie encyclopedia, McGraw-Hill Education, London.

Sony Pictures 2013, Skyfall - Certain Kind of Woman Blu-Ray Clip (HD), online video, 11 February, accessed 27 July 2016, <>.


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