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LONDON STRIPTEASE: MODERN FEMALE SEXUALISATION Name: Instructor: Subject: Date: Introduction According to the American Psychological Association, sexualisation refers to the state where a person values him/herself almost exclusively in accordance to his or her sexual appeal or character.
In London, for example, the striptease industry is currently booming and many people are flocking into related institutions e.g. the Jo King’s School of Striptease. Many of the women who striptease feel that it empowers them and that it is an adequate way to improve their image. Sexualisation has also hit the media with sexual exposure becoming vital for magazines, movies, music and advertisements to achieve financial success. However, does embracing sexualisation in the society really liberate those involved, especially women, or does it imprison their potential and possibilities? Does sexualisation really empower? It all started with strippers going live on TV to give lessons on lap dancing men to orgasm. Then celebrities like Britney Spears started becoming increasingly popular in relation to their nudity, so much, so that discussions about some of their private parts became major subjects in entertainment gossip. Charlie’s Angels, the movie, was then introduced in 2001, enhancing the interest of people in ‘sexy’ crime fighting. It involved stars who dressed in soft porn like fashion, which was apparently meant to inspire empowerment and independence in women. Its sequel involved even more sexualisation as the stars were required to perform many stripteases while undertaking their missions. ...
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