The Power of Women0001

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The Power of Women Christy Chang February 27, 2008 Sex, Gender, and Society
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I remember the night well: Late in the evening, snuggled up in my sister's brand ne,- full. . such a close relationship with a younger sibling~ my friends were most definitely jealous of me. ~~u:~ The previous weekly discussions we had were mostly about school, what we saw on Full House .' -/ that day, or petty family issues that were entirely unnecessary. However, the focus of discussion into my diaphragm. The older sister who I had looked up to was destroying her body to be n . ~ 1k. . GoJ. ~I\m,~ ,.:;~w~ ~ ~ noticed by men and to live up to the "tyranny of slendernesse. . ~Q. ~~ -t IU cJ .J.;,{( <:: Vv'\ ~t""""~ a{ be~lA.~ ')+a."1J.~ This is one example of how our world is affected by the need to have certain admitted to me that her eating disorder helped her become more beautiful. Rer disorder was a result of the "tyranny of slenderness" in society, where media images of the female body 9'»~ attention from her friends and family members
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2009 for the course SOCY 1016 taught by Professor Mollborn during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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