Essay On The Perfect Body Image

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Turner, J. S. (2014). Negotiating a media effects model: Addendums and adjustments to Perloff 's framework for social media 's impact on body image concerns. Sex Roles, 71(11-12), 393-406. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11199-014-0431-3 This paper 's main focus is on the ideas that social media puts inside our minds, therefore, helping us construct the perfect body image. This paper also touches one how little we know on the subject and we need to become more aware because social media is playing a major role in today 's ideal body image. It also touches base on how we look to others. (society) to get approval and how its social media teaches us how to visualize the perfect body. but it also does though on how even though there is a correlation…show more content…
Dittmar, H. (2009). How do 'body perfect ' ideals in the media have a negative impact on body image and behaviors? factors and processes related to self and identity. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 28(1), 1-8. Retrieved from http://libaccess.mcmaster.ca/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/37225090?accountid=12347 This article touches on how body image has become the main aspect of physical and mental well-being. Its main focus is to address whether or not the media plays a role in the negative impact of today 's ideal body image. This article is also looking at how the media 's portrayal of the ideal body image impacts how we view ourselves.It is going to address the major links between the mass media and body image and how the shape today generation. 3. Spitzer, B. L., Henderson, K. A., & Zivian, M. T. (1999). Gender differences in population versus media body size: A comparison over four decades. Sex Roles, 40(7), 545-565. Retrieved from…show more content…
McCabe, M. P., & Ricciardelli, L. A. (2001). Parent, peer, and media influences on body image and strategies to both increase and decrease body size among adolescent boys and girls. Adolescence, 36(142), 225-40. Retrieved from http://libaccess.mcmaster.ca/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/195930876?accountid=12347 The main goal of this study was to look at teenagers and how the there sociocultural influenced them when looking at the facts of media and body image and how the individuals viewed themselves. This study looked at 622 males and 644 females. This study also looked at how they would be influenced by working out when being told by other people; such as media, parents, and peers. This study wanted to look at if there was any change how an individual will reach depending on who approaches them with the idea. Tylka, T. L., & Calogero, R. M. (2011). Expose the illusions, crack the codes: Contextualizing visual media to mold a new reality. Sex Roles, 65(7-8), 461-468.
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