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1. Gender and media a. Gendered Media i. Audiences are not passive sponges ii. How the media and consumers interact is the concern iii. Effects of media are not causal iv. Media itself does not cause sexism of violence v. We consider media messages and the role media plays in our lives vi. Does the media reflect culture? vii.Is violence already there? ii. Target audiences that assume existing difference iii. Constructs those gender differences 1. Even “over-kill” differences iv. Reproduces gender inequalities v. Media is a primary agent of socialization vi. Constructing is actually making the gender differences, reproducing is showing the gender inequalities that are already there vii. We are saturated with media: American home 1. 63% have tv on during dinner 2. 2/3 of kids have tv in bedrooms 3. kids spend 7 hrs a day with some form of media viii. media, like other institutions, are gendered ix. provides materials for construction of gendered identities x. makes inequality look “natural” c. “His” and “her” Media i. “His” media 1. Maxim, Sports Illustrated, Sports tv, action films ii. “Her” media 1. vogue, cosmo, romance novels, soap operas, chick flicks iii. men and women both consume “his” media d. Music i. Rap music 1. Long history of predatory sexuality, violence 2. Asserts the manhood of inner-city youth that face pverty and oppression 3. Women are motivated by money 4. Women are hoes 5. What do the accumulated effect of these images say about what men think aboutwomen? Shake it fast music video ii. Metal music 1. Rap and metal appeal to white suburban males 2. White, metal musicians often let off the hook for using objectionable lyrics 3. Nine inch nails “big man with a gun” 4. Not necessarily causal but still damaging e. Pornography i. Access to porn on the internet: is readily available 1. Consequences? ii. Porn has made its way into pop culture f. “Tough Guys” g. 2. Gender and Intimacy a. The Mask You Live In i. Class questions 1. How are men socialized to hide certain emotions?
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2. How does this affect relationships of boys and men with others? 3. How are concepts in the movie related to the performance of gender? ii. Notes 1. “Be a man” one of the most destructive phrases in this culture 2. masculinity is not organic, it’s reactive 3. showing emotion = weakness 4. Men use violence to solve problems 5. We associate masculinity with strength and athletic ability 6. Economic success with masculinity 7. Sexual conquest with masculinity 8. School teaches boys to be “one of the guys” 9. Gender is a social construct 10. Decorate room different when knowing the sex of a baby 11. 1 in 4 boys report being bullied in school 12. the second things get bad boy are on their own 13. any sign of intimacy is portrayed at gay 14. by age 12, 34% of boys have tried alcohol 15. by aged 13 they have tried drugs 16. 1 in 4 boys binge drink (5 or more) 17.

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