A Quick and Dirty Tour of Misogynistic Bro Culture

A Quick and Dirty Tour of Misogynistic Bro Culture Sex Roles (2012) 66:810–811 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0123-9 MEDIA REVIEW The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men. Written, Produced, and Directed by Thomas Keith, Northampton, MA, Media Education Foundation, 2011. 58 min. $250 (University price). ISBN: 1-932869-55-7. www.mediaed.org Joan C. Chrisler & Jacob E. Bacher & Agnes M. Bangali & Alexa J. Campagna & Aliza C. McKeigue Published online: 4 February 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Anyone who believes that the U.S. is in a post-feminist era Keith and his interviewees provide interesting and should take a quick and dirty tour of Bro culture with thought-provoking points as they discuss behavioral science Thomas Keith as guide. Keith teaches philosophy at Cali- research that shows the power of media messages to shape fornia State University at Long Beach and California Poly- thought and spark imitation. For example, they note that technic University. His expertise in American Studies, both men and women seem to accept misogynistic por- popular culture, and masculinity theory are on display in trayals of women – in the media and in life. On Jersey Shore this film, which he wrote, produced, directed, and narrated. and other reality TV shows, which are especially popular The film also http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

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