The Media and Body Image: If Looks Could Kill

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SAGE, 2005 M01 13 - 252 páginas
The Media and Body Image draws together literature from sociology, gender studies, and psychology; brings together new empirical work on both media representations and audience responses; and offers a broad discussion of this topic in the context of socio-cultural change, gender politics, and self-identity.

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Media Representations
13
transcending the body
14
Hysterical women
16
Anorexia nervosa
19
modern psychomedical approaches
21
Thin is a feminist issue
27
Diet and discourse
30
Summary
34
Theories of media influence
139
Perceptions of media representations and attributions of influence
150
Summary
153
Media Exposure and Body Image Ideals
154
Prevalence of concerns about body image
156
Reported media exposure body selfimage and disordered eating
158
Cultural and ethnicity factors
168
Confidence in the survey evidence
170

Body Matters
36
Ways of seeing women
38
the making of the modern Ms
47
Mediated meaning and method
53
Summary
61
Print Selling Sex and Slenderness
65
Skinny models send unhealthy message
68
women in the newspapers
74
You can get rid of cellulite and make any man better in bed
82
What boys love about you sexy hair and beauty tips bag a boy by the weekend
89
Lose 41b in 48 hours
94
Starring Roles Screening Images
100
The eggtimer dieters or how long it took these celebrity women to lose their unwanted pounds
103
Serial women
108
food on television
118
Infothin technology
121
Media mothers and me
130
From Media Representation to Audience Impact
135
From Representation to Effects
138
Summary
172
Media Causation and Body Image Perceptions
174
Television effects
181
Confidence in the experimental research evidence
187
Summary
190
The Media and Clinical Problems with Body Image
192
Stereotypes associated with body size
193
Anorexia nervosa
194
Bulimia
198
The Role of the Media
200
Summary
202
Conclusion Body Messages and Body Meanings
204
Mediated bodies
207
Audience interpretation and attitude
216
concluding comments
219
References
222
Index
247
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Página 223 - McLear, PM (1976). Variables related to women's somatic preferences of the male and female body.

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