Ads in the 1920s: Effects on Women Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Ads in the 1920s: Effects on Women
An examination of the effects of advertising in the 1920s on women's status and sexuality.
# 142108 | 3,750 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Advertising (History) , History (U.S. 1900-1930) , Women Studies (General)

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This paper is an attempt to consider whether the huge expenditures that were spent on advertising had a causal connection to women's increased social status and sexuality. This paper finds that there was very little by way of causal connection; the political events that led to the social status, and to heightened awareness of sexuality, came earlier.

From the Paper:

"The years after the close of World War one saw a series of remarkable changes in the United States. Two changes that warrant consideration are the tremendous increase in the use of advertising in various media, and the emergence of women as a political class into much greater prominence than they have had during earlier periods. That advertising did experience a major increase during this period cannot be doubted. The advertising industry was one of the foremost beneficiaries..."

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