In the article “Peers, Not TV, Influence Girls’” research was conducted by Texas A&M International University that consisted of 237 Hispanic girls ages 10 to 17 who were asked about 3 of their favorite TV shows and to rate the women in these TV shows based on how pretty they were. Rating the women’s beauty was to test their familiarity with the “Hollywood beauty ideal,” according to ...
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...ful because all women would be considered attractive. If there is no standard of beauty eating disorders would eventually go away and we wouldn’t have unhealthy women. People should realize how much of an indirect effect they can have on someone just because they prefer a certain type of women. Not everyone can be skinny and perfect so women should just be accepted as who they are. It is important to consider the outcomes of body image; more and more women are becoming unhealthy and depressed because they so badly want to fit into society.
"Peers, Not TV, Influence Girls' Body Issues: Study." LiveScience.com. TechMedia Network, 30 Jan. 2013. Web. 2 Mar. 2014.
Serdar, Kasey L.. "Female Body Image and the Mass Media: Perspectives on How Women Internalize the Ideal Beauty Standard." Www.Westminstercollege.edu. Westminister College. 2005. Web. 2 Mar. 2014.
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