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Body Image in American Society
A look at the importance of body image in American society.
# 127229 | 750 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (General)


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This paper discusses the exaggerated importance of body image in American society what it suggest about Americans.

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"The importance of body image in American society has become increasingly exaggerated through the years, in large part, because of the distorted body image models portrayed by fashion models and Barbie-type dolls. While teens and adults are most commonly seen as those most vulnerable to body image distortions, scientists have discovered that body image originates in the infant who gets his concept of his relative attractiveness or lack of attractiveness from the contact he has with adults. (Atkins) Infants receiving an abundance of hugs..."

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