Media Portrayals of Girls and Women


Subject:
Women , Women's Studies , Body Image

Description:
This site "provides a snapshot of the issues around the media's portrayal of women and girls -- from effects on body image and self-identity to ramifications in sports and politics. It looks at the economic interests behind the objectification and eroticization of females by the media as well as efforts to counter negative stereotyping." Also includes links to material about media portrayal of minorities, men, and gays and lesbians. From the Media Awareness Network.

Publisher:
Media Awareness Network

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/issues/stereotyping/women_and_girls/


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