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Chapter 11: The Gendered MediaLearning objectives:1. To understand how the media uses tactics of naturalization to maintain inequality.-men’s vs. women’s magazines-chick flicks vs. action movies-chick lit vs. lad lit-we bring ourselves (identities, differences) to our encounters w/ various media; and we can take from them a large variety of messages-the media are a primary institution of socialization-one of six: family, schools, religious institutions, peer groups, the workplace-saturated w/ images of gender-from normative depictions of appropriate or inappropriate behaviors to images that capture our aspirations and imaginations-that is sometimes barely noticeable-reflect gender differences that are already thereappeal to different audiences that use them differently-we’re saturated in media and uncritically soak up all the messages we’re fed2. To be able to list the six primary agents of socialization.-family-schools-religious institutions-peer groups-the workplace-the media3. To discuss how his and her media are different.4. To be able to name some specific ways that gender differences play into the following media: print, pop music, video games, pornography, the new media, and sports.-male emcees on talk shows outnumber females; they talk and listen differently Literature:-women buy more books than men in every simple genre except war & sports stories-women’s magazines construct unattainable ideals of femininity, lock women into never-ending struggles to be skinny enough, sexy enough, and gorgeous enough, and thus contribute to women’s 2nd-class status