GEOG 102 Ch.4 Culture

violence towards women popular cultural attitudes

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Unformatted text preview: ostitution and exploitation. Women who try to change their roles or status may be subject to harassment and violence – although that certainly isn’t unique to folk cultures! Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/1028228.stm 45 46 Threats to Folk Culture: Women’s Pants??? Violence Towards Women: Popular Cultural Attitudes?! Source: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/crime/article5875108.ece 47 Source: http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=oddlyEnoughNews&storyID=2862290 48 Again, Pants! Source: http://www.news.com.au/story/0,,26041900-38195,00.html Yes, Women’s Clothing! Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/sns-ap-ml-iran-earthquakes-promiscuity,0,6333394.story 8 49 50 Threats to Folk Culture: Foreign Media Imperialism Threats to Folk Culture: Adoption & Commodification Media from just three countries – the US, the UK and Japan – dominate entertainment and news in much of the less developed world. What they show may be offensive to (or subversive of) tr...
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