Describe The Sexual Objectification Theory is descr... ... middle of paper ... ...berg, J. (2008). The Sexual Objctification of Women in Advertising: A Contemporary Cultural Perspective. Journal of Advertising Research, 48(1), 71-79. (http://makewealthhistory.org/2011/10/26/the-trouble-with-advertising-2/) womeninads.webs.com Fredrickson, B. L. and Roberts, T.-A.
If the bright and loud orange, yellow, and pink colors don’t get you, the side messages will. You’ll be reading the latest gossip about your favorite celebrities and their next huge scandal. The side titles are used as attention grabbers to lure readers in to read the bigger articles or to find out “why men don‘t listen” or to gain “Total Body Confidence”. Frequently, these magazines are geared towards to the female audience. In some case there are even magazines designed just for younger females; preferably teenage girls.
Models in magazines are photoshopped and receive touch ups to look the way they do before the magazine is printed. This does not stop teenagers from believing that these models portray the ideal body shape, size and figures. Research by Levine, Smolak and Hayden (1994) found that "An increase in reading of magazines with fitness, beauty and weight information was strongly related to and increase of body dissatisfaction and eating disorders". Even if the main idea behind magazines today is to gain subscriptions and awareness around the celebrity and fitness industry this is decently being achieved by these powerful facts. Despite this is a serious problem amounts adolescents today believing what they see is the way the opposite sex and the same sex sees and judges them, but this is clearly not true.
The survey was conducted to see what young Americans had to say about sex. Sex is something that teenagers are faced with everyday. Peer pressure and trying to fit in with the crowd; seems to be a major reason why teenagers are having sex today. The survey proved that today’s teenagers are more aware of the consequences of having sex, and it is not a game to play around with. The Alan Guttmacher Institute Center did the actual survey for Disease Control and Prevention Surveys, and Child Trends.
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The Sexual revolution changed the lives of many Americans. Women became more independent and liberated, the pill gave Americans a choice to fulfill their sexual lives, and sex was everywhere. From magazines to television sex was there. “A number of experts accept this relaxed attitude toward sex outside of relationships as a natural consequence of the sexual revolution, women's growing independence and the availability of modern contraceptives” (Wilson). Today sex is such a broadly discussed topic among adults, teens and even the elderly that we don’t even think twice.
It is proven by the growing concern about young people's exposure to sexual content through different product of media. Well, media is obviously ... ... middle of paper ... ...ot the case in some other parts of the world., teenage pregnancy in developing countries are a result of a marriage and they are supported by their family and not criticized by the society such as in the eastern societies mostly. Supporters have found solutions in order to warn teenagers about their sexual relations such as sex education: an education on issues involving human sexuality. Most observers agree that sex education programs can help delay the beginning of sexual activity and prevent teenage pregnancy. However, there is huge divergence about what type of sex education is best for adolescents.
Web. 16 Feb. 2011. Teten, Andra L., et al. "Considerations for the Definition, Measurement, Consequences, and Prevention of Dating Violence Victimization among Adolescent Girls." Journal of Women's Health 18.7 (2009): 923-927.
Teenage magazines also include; style and fashion tips, celebrity gossip, real life stories, dating problems, boy pin-ups, quizzes, beauty care adverts and star signs. Many teenagers feel pressured into keeping up with the latest fashion ideas and season colours, but this can be very expensive. This can cause problems between ... ... middle of paper ... ... group. The teenage ideology is to be a rich and famous celebrity which is represented by Britney Spears. Many teenagers see her as a role model and would like to become her as they grow older.
(2008). Drug-facilitated sexual assault: College women’s risk perception and behavioral choices. Journal of American College Health, 57(3). 261. Lawyer, S., Resnick, H., Bakanic, V., Burkett, T., & Kilpatrick, D. (2010).