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class2correctedmediaintrocontd09107 - Language matters No...

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Psych 107: Psych of Women What is Feminism? Feminist/gender fair research Film clip: Dreamworlds 3 Counseling Center: 924-5910, admn bld Why do media representations of gender and sexuality matter?
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Feminism Historical & social movement, ideology of equality and resistance, gender as central 1848 First wave: Suffrage movement 20 th Century Feminism, out of civil rights: Liberal Feminism: equal rights for women Socialist feminism: economic oppression is primary, challenges capitalism Cultural Feminism – seeks more valuing of qualities women hold Radical Feminism: Prioritizes women’s experiences to re-align power, eg rape Womanism: Unity among people of color
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Feminist/Gender Fair Research
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Unformatted text preview: Language matters No universal man Examines womens experience Considers gender & identifies bias Avoids over generalizing Multiple researchers & methods Considers social position & context Broad construct definition e.g. leader, trauma Does not overemphasize differences Discusses implications in fair ways that promote social welfare Thought Questions Why do media representations of women and men matter? What is a pornographic world? What are the effects of the male gaze? How do images affect our behaviors? What are the effects of using language that assumes male dominance? How does language affect our behavior as women and men?...
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