A look at the importance of advertising in modern society and the presence of gender and racial stereotyping that continues in today's advertising.
# 89115 | 1,800 words | 5 sources | 2006 |
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Advertising (Gender Issues) , African-American Studies (Racism) , Sociology (Media and Society) , Gender and Sexuality (General)
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This essay examines the importance of advertising in today's society and analyses the representation of gender, race and class in today's advertising. The essay argues that gender and racial inequality and stereotyping are very much present in today's advertising and furthermore that this serves advertising needs. It also argues that advertising, combined with technology is a powerful tool in maintaining consumerist culture and that many corporations depend heavily on advertising for profit. Advertising is sophisticated, very well thought through and everywhere. It directly impacts our choices and often mirrors society.
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