Media Analysis Book Offers Insightful Perspective on the Portrayal of Women

Media Analysis Book Offers Insightful Perspective on the Portrayal of Women Sex Roles (2008) 58:293–295 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9295-0 BOOK REVIEW Media Analysis Book Offers Insightful Perspective on the Portrayal of Women Featuring Females: Feminist Analyses of Media Edited by Ellen Cole and Jessica Henderson Daniel, Washington, D.C., American Psychological Association, 2005. 240 pp. $69.95 ISBN: 1-59147-278-4 Renée Botta Published online: 19 October 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Media content and its potential effects have been a hot- Section one centers on gender roles, body images and button issue for decades. Feminists, in particular, have sex. All three chapters in this section go beyond the simple criticized media portrayals of women and girls as an relationship between media exposure and outcomes to attempt to normalize sexist and unrealistic expectations. include variables such as character identification, social Featuring Females: Feminist Analyses of Media is an comparisons, context of viewing and the internalization of edited volume by Ellen Cole and Jessica Henderson Daniel media images. that takes on how women are portrayed in and potentially In chapter 1, Ward and Harrison synthesize the research affected by media from the perspective of psychologists. about the impact of media use on girls’ beliefs about gender The book came about through a task force http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Media Analysis Book Offers Insightful Perspective on the Portrayal of Women

Sex Roles , Volume 58 (4) – Oct 19, 2007
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Springer US
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Copyright © 2007 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-007-9295-0
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Sex Roles (2008) 58:293–295 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9295-0 BOOK REVIEW Media Analysis Book Offers Insightful Perspective on the Portrayal of Women Featuring Females: Feminist Analyses of Media Edited by Ellen Cole and Jessica Henderson Daniel, Washington, D.C., American Psychological Association, 2005. 240 pp. $69.95 ISBN: 1-59147-278-4 Renée Botta Published online: 19 October 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Media content and its potential effects have been a hot- Section one centers on gender roles, body images and button issue for decades. Feminists, in particular, have sex. All three chapters in this section go beyond the simple criticized media portrayals of women and girls as an relationship between media exposure and outcomes to attempt to normalize sexist and unrealistic expectations. include variables such as character identification, social Featuring Females: Feminist Analyses of Media is an comparisons, context of viewing and the internalization of edited volume by Ellen Cole and Jessica Henderson Daniel media images. that takes on how women are portrayed in and potentially In chapter 1, Ward and Harrison synthesize the research affected by media from the perspective of psychologists. about the impact of media use on girls’ beliefs about gender The book came about through a task force

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Sex RolesSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 19, 2007

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