In today’s business world, women are used as an object to attract consumers’ attention to the products that firms sell. They are exploited as a marketing instrument in a wide range of firms’ activities. Womenappear as a sexual object in any kind of advertisement or as an attractive material standing nearby a product. Sometimes firms use sexual sales women to facilitate the sale or to attract consumers’ attention to the firm or product. Particularly, it is very common to use sexually attractive women in advertisementsregardless of the product is related to sexuality.
Women in magazines are photoshopped to sell products to help women reach the standard the internet has set. Until women realize these platforms try to manipulate girls, it will be hard to accept their body and their life for what it is. Women need to learn to stop letting social media determine their worth. The techniques that she uses in her article makes her message more effective, as she uses credibility,
A women might run for high political office, but there is almost always analysis about whether she is sexy, too(page 512, Everything’s An Argument),” Hanes explains about how women are sexualized within television. This shows that sexualization is hard to escape for women of all ages. If they want to aspire to be something they are being told to be sexy to get it. This is seen all through out pop culture and, as said before, seen especially in social media. Hanes writes about her readings of Ms. Steiner-Adair’s about girls and social media in her article Little Girls or Little Women?
As she elaborates on her idea of how women should be displayed she refers to a book called The Body Project, an intimate history of girls by Joan Jacobs Brumberg to gain credibility and build up her argument, that way the audience will realize that there is a problem that is occurring. Lipkin agrees with Joan’s idea of how girls body parts have become a “project” to fix and mold. By having Brumberg’s opinion in the essay and Lipkin elaborating on those ideas it shows that Lipkin has a concerned attitude and allows her tone to be consistent throughout her entire essay. Lipkin also uses rhetorical strategies that are blended together to support her evidence the strategies used are ethos, pathos, and
BY images, quotes, campaigns, discussions, protests, social media became an umbrella to cover most of the feminist issues online. IT will cash only when online activist will stir the real world, it is being noticed, felt frequency is changing. Agencies, organizations are searching a mix of online and offline mediums to cover maximum masses. Gina Trapani, an award winner author, blogger and programmer, said it’s a golden time for women in technology. It is time when an awareness of the need for diversity in our field is at its highest.
Sexual liberation was another movement that was taking place, in which sexuality became a large part of self-expression. Women were the primary targets of criticism, in which Janis played the important role of mocking that criticism with highly sexualized performances that for that time had not been done by a
In the reading, “Two ways a Woman Can get Hurt ” by Jean Kilbourne, Kilbourne starts off with how in today’s society woman in advertisements are degraded and sexualized. Basically, the media and advertisements use woman’s bodies as objects to sell whatever it is that they are selling. Kilbourne also states that often these pictures can be somewhat pornographic. Kilbourne goes on with explaining that when you use pornographic-like images it exploits woman and only does them harm. When everything is so sexualized in today’s society it makes the power-less more vulnerable and at risk.
This movie gives us an expedited version of what happens to women in real life. Easy A does subtly use a sociological perspective. The story isn’t just about a girl that lies about having a lot of sex. The narration shows the audience why the negative language about women having sex is so harmful. The film uses this perspective in order to have the messaging resonate with the audience, and makes them think more about how they think of sex, and if they are contributing to a culture of shaming women for being sexual
Advertising contributes to people’s attitudes about gender, sex, and violence. Advertisers typically use sex in the form of a woman, by using her body, and if a man is not in the image she is portrayed as passive, innocent, sexy, and aggressive, all at the same time.
The other side has to do with the teens themselves. Why do teenagers sext? That is what one must think about to truly grasp the phenomena. A study conducted by Bridgewater State University found this: ... the most important motivation for sexting revealed in this study (and others) was pressure or coercion. Girls were more likely than boys to report that they had sexted, but the gender difference was entirely due to the girls being more likely to report that they had been pressured, coerced, blackmailed, or threatened into sexting.