Gender stereotypes in mass media. Case study: Analysis …

These are just some of the common gender stereotypes that children grow up to hear.

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The film marshals a range of new print and television advertisements to lay bare a stunning pattern of damaging gender stereotypes--images and messages that too often reinforce unrealistic, and unhealthy, perceptions of beauty, perfection, and sexuality.

Children as young as 3 years old start to show signs of gender stereotyping (Martin & Little, 1990)....

Parental Influence on Children's Socialization to Gender …

Parental attitudes towards their children have a strong impact on thechild's developing sense of self and self-esteem, with parental warmthand support being key factors for the child (Richards, Gitelson, Petersen,& Hartig, 1991). Often, parents give subtle messages regarding genderand what is acceptable for each gender - messages that are internalizedby the developing child (Arliss, 1991). Sex role stereotypes are well establishedin early childhood. Messages about what is appropriate based on genderare so strong that even when children are exposed to different attitudesand experiences, they will revert to stereotyped choices (Haslett, Geis,& Carter, 1992).

Gender stereotypes in the media starts from national TV that enters every home and affects millions and millions of people, the common masses, who constitute the backbone of any society. Starting from commercials, gender stereotyping is at its best, because commercials are always targeting a certain social group. Commercials are a “reflection of the recipient,” women are objects of beauty and domesticity, always appearing in seductive, full shot ads while men advertise automotives and cigarettes and are shown mostly in close-ups.


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Male gender stereotypes would also result in hypermasculinity. Hypermasculine men, lesbians as well as female-to-male transgenders exaggerate the stereotyped masculine behavior. They believe they are supposed to be dominant and in charge to impress other women by being too aggressive, too sexually active, too physically imposing, too macho, too obscene and too violent sometimes, making them a danger to themselves and to the society.

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As children move through development they begin to develop different gender roles and gender stereotypes that are influenced by their peers and caregivers....

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Gender stereotypes in Disney movies also play the femme fatale game a lot. Every heroine must have an evil female rival, who is usually more powerful and cunning. Disney villainesses like Cruella de Vil (), Ursula (), Lady Tremaine (), Maleficent () and the Queen (), are mostly sexy seductresses, often practice witchcraft and are middle-aged, sour women, obsessed with their looks and absolute power. Every Disney movie with a princess title, ends with the evil queen meeting her imminent fate. In almost every movie, the male hero kills the evil queen.

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A stereotype is an oversimplified conception that you put on someone because of the way they look, what gender they are, or countless other categories that we put people in....

Sociology of Gender – The Other Sociologist

Title VII does not prohibit discrimination based solely on parental or other caregiver status, so an employer does not generally violate Title VII’s disparate treatment proscription if, for example, it treats working mothers and working fathers in a similar unfavorable (or favorable) manner as compared to childless workers.