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    Gender codes in America have been discussed and debated by many. There has been many conflicts and controversy over this topic due to the public image associate with both sexes. Media and entertainment have continuously added fuel to the fire regarding gender codes in America by making it one of the most talked about issues in the United States. This issues both concern men and women and their social status in America. Americans has been facing these issues for years trying to come up with some solution

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    Gender Codes in SELF Magazine

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    culture full of numerous gender codes. Gender codes are imaginary rules of how males and females should live and are created within America by the media such as TV shows, movies, billboards, magazines, and advertisements. In "Gender Codes in the American Culture", Jack Solomon and Sonia Maasik believe that "Gender codes are socially, not naturally, constructed, and usually reflect cultural values rather than natural facts" (476). This supports that the media creates gender codes because it is the main

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    In the article Shortchanging Girls, Peggy Orenstein addresses the differences between gender socialization in school. In the begging of the article, Peggy addresses that “many of today’s girls fall into traditional patterns of low self-image, self-doubt, and self-censorship…” (Orenstein pg.28). What interested me about this sentence was the use of “traditional”, when describing the patterns. It shows that these three patterns have become common within young girls, which focuses on the “why” they

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    however, through statistical analysis, it is believed that “fertility rate is intimately linked with a country’s economic and social development” (Yong). This inverse correlation can lead to further conclusions about gender codes, and how the idea of gender came to be. The concept of gender roles is inversely related to the human development indicator of a country or tribe, which includes the total fertility rate, and the level of human life development. Furthermore, the area/time period that will be

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    are “normal”. To be precise, advertisements create and define the social norms. These concepts are strongly built into my mind since a young age, especially the gender roles between men and women. I have been brainwashed since I was young into believing the set of expectations for men and women. As shown in The Code of Gender: Identity and Performance in Pop Culture, advertisements promote the helplessness

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    the weight off!” or is that just what they want us to think. Throughout this ad, several different gender codes appear. Even though there this only a woman in the ad holding nothing but a bag of snacks, it also shows codes for men too. One can see that the actor is very into her role and that can be seen through the multiple codes that she displays throughout the ad. One can see the female specific codes that she exhibits starting with her being over excited, skinny, confident, stylish, slutty, and

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    Personal Ethical Codes

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    Personal Ethical Codes This is really the first time I’ve been asked to give description of the ethical codes I live by, so I’ll narrow them down the best I can. This papers main theme is “My ethical codes,” but I want to show you how I plan to conduct myself in and out of the publics’ eyes as a student and in the future a psychologist. I will conduct myself as an ethical person in public and in my personal life. Vocalizing and pondering on ideas without prejudice, judgment, or predetermined notions

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    Food as Sign and Code

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    Food as Sign and Code What do you think of when you see or smell your favorite food? On one hand the sight or smell of that food might trigger hunger, or even a memory of the last time you shared that meal with a loved one. The point is, the smell or sight of our favorite food would trigger a different thought or feeling in each of us. This is an example of Semiotics. Semiotics is defined as "anything that can stand for something else." Roland Barthes was one of Europe's most renowned theorists

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    Code Blue

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    Nothing instills fear in a physician more than a nurse yelling "code blue, ," especially if the patient is having a heart attack. Heart disease, specifically heart attacks, the leading cause of death in the United States, is triggered by a variety of factors. The most important of these factors include: family history, cholesterol levels, smoking, high blood pressure, race, obesity, and gender. Heart disease is hereditary. The single most important cause of the illness is family history. This is

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    people to defy society’s codes. However, it was a bit difficult in the societies of James McBride and Minerva Mirabel. Because of the era and area that they both lived in, it was troublesome to defy the considered “norms” in their societies. For James McBride, he lived through a time where racism and segregation was prominent in every area of the United States. Minerva lived through the time of a patriarchal society, which limited her rights as a woman. The established codes of society affect the characters’

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