The Critical Eye: Whose Fantasy is This?

The Critical Eye: Whose Fantasy is This? Sex Roles (2009) 60:745–747 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9573-5 MEDIA REVIEW Dreamworlds 3: Desire, Sex, and Power in Music Video. Directed by Sut Jhally, Northampton, Massachusetts, Media Education Foundation, 2007. 60 min. $250.00 (University price). ISBN: 1-932869-12-3 Harmony B. Sullivan & Maureen C. McHugh Published online: 25 February 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2009 Women have been reduced to their body and the female (Kilbourne & Jhally, 2001; Kilbourne, Vitaglione & body has been dismembered, commodified, and sexually Stallone, 1979; 1987) in her Killing Us Softly series. Both objectified in the media for entertainment and marketing of these series use a large collection of media images purposes (Bartky 1990;Basow 1992). This restrictive presented with narration to raise the consciousness of the presentation of women as subjective beings who exist solely viewer to the impact of these images. Jhally’s analysis is of to be ogled and desired by men has been shown to exert a music video images of women as sexual objects and men as powerful effect not only on women’s psychological well sexual aggressors. Similar to Kilbourne, Jhally emphasizes being but also on men’s perception of women (Basow 1992; the feminist socio-cultural perspective that gender is Fredrickson and Roberts Sex Roles Springer Journals

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