Lecture 15 (FINAL)

Lecture 15 (FINAL) - Gender&WomenStudies Lecture15 15:54...

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Lecture 15 15:54 Killing us Softly Made the movie four years It has continued for 40 years, and grown  Really affects people because the ads are everywhere (billboards, buses, elevators, TV,  food items, etc.) Only 8% of the ad is taken in but mostly taken in subconsciously  The ideal is based on flawlessness Cannot be achieved, no one looks like this including her  May be looking at a TV commercial and think we are seeing one woman but it could  possibly be 4 people Image isn’t real, it is constructed  Black women are usually seen wearing cheetah skin or in the jungle Turning a person into a thing, is the first step to violence Once a person is dehumanized, violence almost always comes after  One part of the body is focused on- most dehumanizing thing you can do  Focus on breasts Used to sell everything  Woman are told me must change our breast size to be accepted 
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course GWS 103 taught by Professor Aronselly during the Spring '11 term at Wisconsin.

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