The aim of this research is to further bring about the issue of sexualization and reveal exactly how much of an issue it has become in society. This research will lead to the education in sexulaization in exactly what sexualization, the causes and effects on people’s lives. It will allow people to see how society impacts standards for the female sex but also how those standards impact the view of one’s self-worth. With the research done, more women will be able to open thei...
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...s on the topic is immense. Despite the large number of resources on the topic available, it is necessary to keep in mind the date of the writing. While the topic and issue of sexualization is nearly timeless, it is important to consider only other resources that are more recent and note the impact the media has on conveying the messages towards women. Through the use of the databases, the sources used gave detailed notes on experiments on different effects of sexualization. Each involved female and sometimes male participants of no one specific race or religion and members under the age of 40 but not younger than 15 years of age. The experiments also used similar forms of media in which each was selected to trigger expected responses from participants as they are over sexualized and designed to cause people to feel a certain way, even if that way in unconscious.
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