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Alexandra Nass FMSC298F Current Issues Paper Summary People are negatively encountering gender inequality in their workplaces, schools, families, and personal aspects of their everyday lives. We live in a world where people feel pressured to conform to certain gender stereotypes, because of “societal norms”, and anything outside of this norm is considered wrong. As adolescents grow into adulthood they know what is expected of them because of their childhood knowledge. The media, such as Disney , uses gender to portray the “expected” societal roles of men and women. Typically, women are shown in a position of a homemaker, for example,
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Unformatted text preview: Cinderella is a maid. They are also demonstrated to be subservient to male characters, such as The Beauty and the Beast. Male characters are usually portrayed as prominent and forceful, such as, the beast in The Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin over jasmine in the movie Aladdin. These characters in the movies are role models for reinforcing gender-stereotyped behavior by demonstrating males to be forceful and the prominent figure, while women are more submissive. Reference: "Gender Through Disney's Eyes." Www.units.muohio.edu . Web. 13 Nov. 2011. <http://www.units.muohio.edu/psybersite/disney/disneygender.shtml>....
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