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Barbie Assignment
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Name and Number of the Course Date Gender and Sexual Studies BARBIE ASSIGNMENT Introduction “The Barbie doll is one of the most successful toys of the 20th century and, arguably the icon of female beauty and the American dream” (Kuther & Mcdonald 39).… One of the arguments against girls playing with Barbie dolls is that by “dramatizing stereotypical feminine…
Our Barbies, Ourselves by Emily Prager
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This article takes a critical look at one of the most cultural icons in American history – the Barbie doll. While admitting to the popularity and appeal of the Barbie doll across generations, Emily Prager finds certain faults with what it symbolizes. … Prager asserts that this physical perfection on part of the most popular doll undermines the feminist…
Language Class Essay
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Mattel Inc. addressing the component of cultural identity amongst consumers Toys indeed have a story to tell, to each and every child. Children grow up with their toys. The success story of Mattel Inc. reinstates this observation. In 1945 Ruth and Elliot Handler along with Harold “Matt” Matson launched Mattel.… Barbie the first venture of Mattel into the field…
Barbie as a global phenomenon
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There is no person in the world who grew up without toys. Toys reflect the life and behavior of this or that society. Producing toys, the society takes care of children and makes them full-fledged members. … Doll Barbie is among them. If to ask a girl what present she would like to have for her birthday, she would not hesitate even for a second and the answer…
Is the American Media Responsible for Perpetuating an Unrealistic Beauty Ideal for Women
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This report talks that the idea of beauty is not something similar for every woman as every woman is different in her body structure and features. Current American entertainment and mass media is powerful and ubiquitous and has a strong hold on the entire population on the planet. … This report approves that the government and other voluntary organization take…
Is the american media responsible for perpetuating an unrealistic beauty ideal for women
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Women always have been a symbol of beauty and perfection in the eyes of people throughout history .The images of women are portrayed everywhere to attract the attention of men population. The female bodies hold a pivotal place in advertising media and any products from car to… The female models appearing on television channels and movies maintain such an…
Lego Friends Advertisement: giving children what they want
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This paper is the semiotic analysis of “lego friends” advertisement: giving children what they want. It has been a universal truth in advertising for many years that it is essential to understand one’s client base. An advertisement is unlikely to be able to change its consumer in any real way, rather, it has to understand what it is the consumer wants.…
An advertisement of children
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An advertisement is unlikely to be able to change its consumer in any real way, rather, it has to understand what it is the consumer wants, wants to be, or wants… Children’s advertisers do certainly shape children’s understanding of the world, but not outright, and not all at once, rather, they analyze what it is the children already like, and then reinforce…
Negative effect of popular culture on teenage girls
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This paper gives insight into the negative influences of popular culture on teenage girls in various aspects of life. Popular culture is an elaborate collection of ideas based on is propagated through television, music, movies, magazines, video games and other variants of mass media. … Popular culture has greatly diluted the importance of values in the…
Summary of an article
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The Disney Princess Effect” was authored by Stephanie Hanes (Lunsford 482). In this article the author states that the channel Disney is ruining the childhood of teenage girls and the princesses that are depicted in different… The main purpose of the article is to inform and well as generate awareness amongst the parents of the society regarding the negative…
Comparison between three essays
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The Narrator’s Voice and Race Relations: A Synthesis of Three Stories The short stories “Sharing”, “Drinking Coffee Elsewhere” and “Along the Frontage Road” all cover broad themes of race and age and class and seeing things through the eyes of another, but the differences in perspective spell marked differences in the treatment of each of these short stories.…
Tannen agree or disagree with in Smiley Article
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Jennifer Rodriguez Professor Collins October 17, 2011 English Composition 101 Barbies and Women: An Analysis of Smiley and Tennen’s View to Womanhood Would Deborah Tannen’s article about the labeling of the women in the society agree on Jane Smiley’s discussion of Barbie dolls in the early childhood of a woman sending positive impact on a grown up woman’s psyche?…
English II db2
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Researched statics show that nearly five thousand beauty pageants are held on a yearly basis and averagely two hundred and fifty thousand contestants who participate are… It is my strongest believe children should be given an opportunity to grow into responsible citizens who can make responsible decisions and change the future of our nations. The lives of…
Gender and Educational Achievement
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The essay presents the schooling situation in the UK and analyzes why girls outperform boys in education at school. In many cases, studies on sociology and gender variations especially with respect to school performance have suggested that girls tend to perform better than boys at school and there may be several reasons, both sociological and psychological that could explain the difference in performance between boys and girls at school, especially in the context of schools in the UK.…
Discourses of Femininity and Adolescence in the Context of Man/Girl Relationships
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Abstract “Nobody will ever win the Battle of the Sexes. There's just too much fraternizing with the enemy.” Henry Kissinger. This paper revolves around the topic of feminity. Specifically, this study examines the representations of female adolescence in the film Mean Girls since the emergence of girls in crisis and the girl power discourses (approximately 1995-2005) with an aim of addressing the following question: does the cinematic representation of adolescent females respond or contribute to either the girls in crisis or the girl power discourse?…
Psych231 Body Image
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Psych231 Body Image Name Collage Tutor Date THE PINK CIGARETTE ADVERT The Reynolds Company introduced the pink cigarette advert in the year 2007 targeting the teenage female smokers. The advert features an appealing pink color which embroiders its logo. Though the company stated that it wanted to capture the women smokers, the advert evidently attract teenage girls more.…
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This is so because the society relies on the media to get information from other geographical areas and location which are far from the human persons in other parts of the world.… Most importantly, there are popular people in the world who get a lot of attention thus the whole society as a whole seeks to follow and fodder for their information. The term media…
Catwalks: Too Thin, Too Tall
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Hearing that some children suffer from obesity and diabetes is troubling, but reading about children wanting to look very thin and sexy is equally alarming. When kids as young as ten years old extremely worry about their body image, because their favorite models are thinner and taller than they are, it poses a question on the “ideal beauty” that these children are being exposed to.…
What Is the Impact of the Media On the Body Image of Girls 16-20
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Any form of mass media including the internet tends to project an image of a ‘perfect body’ that is inappropriate both in biological as well as artificial terms. Media images often depict a concept of ideal young woman with certain stereotype features such as slimness, clear skinned and so on, so it will be discussed in this paper.… The research has shown that…
Reading Responses
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Recent attitudes on sexualisation of girls and young women, along with the mainstreaming of sexism in young men have implications on the strong influence of agents legitimising such attitudes despite thenegative attributions, supporting the notion that mainstream influences can… young girls in various media platforms, ranging from television advertisements, to…
Video analysis presentation and paper about selfy
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Often times, selfie is taken when a hand holds a webcam, Smartphone or a digital camera at arm’s length. Perhaps, more than 90% of teenagers worldwide are posting their photos online at least once a… To get more comments and likes, some of these photos are usually edited to make it look more casual and flattering. The title of the short film is Aspirational’…
Women's Health
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pharmaceutical. It has been introduced to prevent four types of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). HPV is associated with cervical cancer and genital warts. It is recommended to be administered to girls as early as… Although most of the adverse effects from this vaccine have not been documented, several side effects have been observed. Some effects have even lead to…
Gender Differences in Academic Underachievement
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Gender differences in academic underachievement Abstract This paper studies underachievement among boys in the different levels in school. It is found that underachievement is considered as a problem among boys and there is a need for intervention to motivate for higher participation and performance.… Methods 10 Participants 10 Design and procedure 10 Data…
Negative effects of Joint Custody Methodology
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There have been several studies that have suggested that joint custody arrangements where there is parental conflict may in fact be harmful to the children.(Hetherington and Kelly, 2002; Maccoby and Mnookin 1992;). The expression of parental hostility before children during… This is the objective of this research effort. This study sets out to examine whether…
Discuss the relative contributions of biological and social factors to the psychological changes that occur during adolescence using research evidence to support your points
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This stage is arguably the most luxurious stage in a person’s life and is experienced from puberty until individual attains full adult status. Some… However, some researchers claim that there exist young adulthood stage, which occurs when adolescent period extend beyond the normal adolescent period. In this regard, it is argued that those who experience young…
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