• Parking Lot Women Men Low
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    In an empty parking lot, night streetlights shining in the back ground. She looks simple, like you " re next door neighbor. Wearing jeans low on the waist, with a small tank top, showing her midriff. A young woman, about 20 with her arms crossed, and a look on her face that says she's tough, she can take it. Her looks are appealing to the casual observer; She seems to be waiting for something, or someone, as she slightly leans on the back of the only car in the lot. "Dangerously Low, LEVI'S low-...
  • Advertisement Appeals To Women
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    Sept. 29, 1998 Appeals to Women Most advertisers use different appeals to create stereotypes about their audiences because people often buy magazines which fit the stereotypes they make about themselves. For example, people who always read Newsweek are mostly people who are at work, who are economically stable, and who are interested in the world situation. On the other hand, the audiences of Shape are mostly young women who are interested in reducing their weights or shaping up. In Jib Fowles' ...
  • Eating Disorders And Media
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    It almost everywhere you look. Pictures running rapid on magazine covers, advertisements, billboards: everywhere. Standing in the line at the grocery store, flipping through a magazine, or just glancing at the advertisements on television. It is quite evident by looking at the emaciated pictures of young women and surprisingly men too, what the media considers as the "ideal" figure. This perception society has created, plays a major part in our countries obsession with thinness and extreme dieti...
  • The Media And Self Image
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    The Media and the Self-Image of Women Distorted and unattainable sexist mass images are the inevitable consequences of a social system in which those who are thin and big breasted benefit most. We as a society have created an environment so image obsessed that those with power give approval for being thin and disapproval for being fat, creating a generation of women so self conscious about their body image, that it is affecting their health. In this essay I plan to discuss the inexcusable method...
  • Media And Cigarettes Hidden Messages
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    Media and Cigarettes Cigarette advertisements generally contain hidden messages. The goal is to create a misconception of smoking. These advertisements tend to glamorize smoking. At first when people see the ad, they are not aware of these hidden messages, but they have already been influenced by them unconsciously. The illusions of smoking have been presented to consumers as if they can make peoples' lives easier in every different perspective. Here is a Marlboro cigarette ad, which can be used...
  • Female Juvenile Crime Young Women
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    Traditionally, there has been little research on or interest in the impact of female crime in modern society. In addition, juvenile crime rates are on the rise, which combine for a void of research or information on female juvenile offenders. In general, crime rates for women offenders have risen since the 1990's. Increasing numbers of young women are also offending at higher rates. In a 1996 U. S. Department of Justice Report, the number of arrests of young women had doubled between 1989 and 1...
  • Marvell Vs Herrick Coyness Lady Were No Crime
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    During the 17 th century the style of writing was changing from poems about death to ones whose subject was about living life to it's fullest extent. This kind of writing was also known as care diem. Robert Herrick and Andrew Marvell were two of the first care diem poets. Although their styles were similar their subjects differed. Both Marvell and Herrick used metaphors in their writing. In To His Coy Mistress, Marvell writes, "Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness lady were no crime,"...
  • Weekly Earnings Young Percent Men
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    Since the late 1970 s, social science researchers, the media, private foundations, and policymakers have directed considerable attention to the labor market problems of young adults and their families. Most of this attention has focused on high school dropouts, the poor, minorities, and inner-city youth. But an equally troubling-and broader-problem has received comparatively less notice: the steep and sustained decline since 1973 in the real (inflation-adjusted) earnings of young men and women g...
  • Young Women Flappers Flapper Gibson
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    In the 1920 s, a new woman was born. She smoked, drank, danced, and voted. She cut her hair, wore make-up, and went to parties. She was giddy and took risks. She was a flapper. Where before the start of World War I, the Gibson Girl was the rage. Inspired by Charles Dana Gibson's drawings, the Gibson Girl wore her long hair loosely on top of her head and wore a long straight skirt and a shirt with a high collar. She was feminine but also broke through several gender barriers for her attire allow...
  • Reviving Ophelia Mary Pipher
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    Brian Farrell Period 6 English Reviving Ophelia Mary Pipher, author of the book Reviving Ophelia, has made many observations concerning young adolescent girls in our society. She wrote this book in 1994, roughly eleven years ago. Although some of her observations made in the past are not still accurate in today's world, there are many that are still present in 2005. The primary focus of Pipher's comments is to explain how young girls are no longer being protected within our society. This female ...
  • Cheap Amusements Working Women
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    Peiss, Kathy. (1986). Cheap Amusements. New York: Temple University. In Cheap Amusements, Kathy Peiss studies the customs, values, public styles, and ritualized interactions expressed in leisure time of the working-class women living in New York. The social experiences of these young women gives different clues to the ways in which these women constructed and gave meaning to their lives between the years of 1880-1920. The laboring poor's leisure activity was brief, casual, and non-commercial. A...
  • Society's Subordination Popular Culture's Ideologies
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    Like it or not, popular culture is an undeniable influence on how society perceives itself. When examining mass culture, one must keep in mind the equilibrium between how much we, as a society, affect the way popular culture is constructed and to what extent popular culture influences the way we view ourselves and shapes our ideologies. An aspect of popular culture that may serve to greatly exemplify this theory of society as both the affected and the affected is the genre of magazines targeted ...
  • Barbie Doll Society Girl Young
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    Margie Pearcy's 'Barbie Doll " Margie Pearcy's 'Barbie Doll' details the image that society projects upon and expects from its young female population. From an early age these young women struggle to conform to the standards that society has defined for them. The results often are disastrous, leading to emotional conflicts that are often difficult if not impossible to resolve. Beautiful, flawless dolls such as Barbie are frequently the first source of association that little girls have with the ...
  • Bulimia Young Women
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    BULIMIA Many young women have developed abnormal eating-related behavior. The growing preoccupation with slimness has caused girls and young women to feel overweight or fat, even if they are of normal weight. Many young women have developed abnormal eating-related behaviors. Now, slimness, which is seen as synonymous with self-discipline and control, is the desired goal. Mitchell (1990) said that young women are expected to be attractive and domestic in traditional feminine roles, also to be ind...
  • Young Women Westridge School Catlin
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    Through the Eyes of a Tiger Looking back a few years, I remember my first convocation day at The Westridge School for Girls. Four hundred girls in dresses that much resemble nurses uniforms (except for the curly, green |WX on the right breast pocket) parade into the gymnasium. Pretty soon all I can see are rows and rows of girls seated on the bleachers, as small as fourth graders and as old as seniors. The headmistress welcomes us to another year of continuing the tradition of a fine women+s edu...
  • Bulimic Eating Disorder
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    Not All Black And White Christmas is a time of joy, but the Christmas of 1988 was one of revelation for me. My best friend of 15 years unveiled her deepest, darkest, most private secret; she was bulimic. I was unfamiliar with the disorder at the time, but when she told me of her 7 year struggle with anorexia and bulimia, I had to know more, to understand the what, why, and how. The first article I found on eating disorders was in a glossy covered periodical, Parents' Magazine. It briefly outline...
  • Cinderella Bad Role Model
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    "Cinderella" appears to be the best-known fairy tale in the world, since nearly every culture has its own version of "Cinderella." Cinderella is a hard working young woman, who is mistreated by her stepmother and two stepsisters. She does everything for them, from the housekeeping to sewing, even making dresses for her two stepsisters to wear to the prince's ball. Many young women strive to be like Cinderella because she marries a prince and lives happily ever after. In reading the story of Cind...
  • Anorexia Nervosa And Bulimia
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    Anorexia Nervosa And Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia are two deadly disorders that haunt teenage men and women each year. Both conditions are emotional disorders in which have to do with fears of being overweight. Usually, young women are recipients of these plagues, but it isn't uncommon for young men to suffer from Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia. Studies show that between 5 and 18 percent of known victims die because of unhealthy eating disorders. Anorexia is a condition characterized by in...
  • Young Women Keesa Stewart Reputation
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    ? Appraising God? S Property? By Keesa Schreane Essay, ? Appraising God? S Property? By Keesa Schreane Young women face so many challenges in their lifetime, and the book Audios, Barbie displays several of the trials and tribulations that each individual young lady might encounter. The bulk of the stories deal with body image and self-identity, and I chose to focus on a particular story titled, "Appraising God's Property', by Keesa Schreane. She works out in her essay a backward situation of bei...
  • Are Fit Women Feminine
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    ARE FIT BODIES IN WOMEN MORE FEMININE? The purpose of this essay is to discover whether fit bodies in women are more feminine. In order to properly address this question it is imperative to define what fit' and feminine' represent in this context. If the definitions of fit' and feminine' are similar then it is quite possible that a fit' body is more feminine'. In Helen Lenskyj's Women, Sport, and Sexuality, she uses words such as slim, trim, and fashionable to describe what it is to be feminine'...