Women in Society & Media
Changing roles in workplace, education, politics & family through women's movement after WWII. Looks at the prejudiced portrayals in media; biases against actresses in movies and effects of gender stereotyping on children.
# 20661 | 3,375 words | 20 sources | 1993 |
Published on Feb 27, 2003 in Sociology (Media and Society) , Women Studies (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)
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From the Paper:" INTRODUCTION
The nature of the relationship between women and the mass media has been considered in recent years by sociologists and psychologists as well as media critics, in part based on a concern that the way women are portrayed in the media has a deleterious effect on the way women are viewed in society at large. Women's roles in society have been changing through the determined efforts of feminists and sympathetic political groups over the past two decades, and some of these changes are clearly reflected on television, in film, and in other media portrayals. At the same time, it is evident that progress in changing media portrayals is behind the curve as far as the degree of equality that should be depicted, the roles given to women in the media, and the roles women play behind the scenes in the media as well."
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