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feminist discussion - Addiel Chaudhry 3-31-2008 Intro to...

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Addiel Chaudhry 3-31-2008 Intro to Feminist Studies  Reflection Paper  This week while reading about the media and its influences on women and feminism, I  could not help but relate these readings to the television I watch and the music I listen to.  Television and movies play on these gendered stereotypes that were mentioned in the readings.  Shaw and Lee in their textbook say “technology is a contested site in which women may  experience marginalization, discrimination abuse or empowerment,” and I really notice this now  while I listen to music and watch television. The first thing that I noticed were the ways companies advertised certain products only  during certain times of the day. For example, while I was watching a Denver Nuggets game, I  saw more advertisements for beer, cars and technological products and video games. On the  contrary, when I sat down to watch television with girlfriends of mine, I saw more 
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course WMST 2000 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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