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    Female Objectification: Starts in Schools, Stays in Society Women all around the world are viewed as sexual objects every day of their life. Nothing has changed despite the millions of people standing up for what they believe is right. It can be seen in the media, on the streets, and even in schools in the form of a dress code. Many of the articles and researched areas tend to lean towards the side that Female objectification starts in our schools and does not end. Those who are affected by these

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    Swanton et al., in “Treating Women as Sex Objects”, illustrates what it means to sexually objectify women and holds that sexual objectification is wrong because it extends from the individual to an entire class of people through the usage of a real of fictive image of an individual. (Swanton, p. 11-12). Timo Jütten, in “Sexual Objectification”, defines sexual objectification different from Swanton, but nonetheless, holds that it is always wrong in all circumstances because it violates the autonomy and

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    Objectification In Media

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    controversy issue, the portrayal of women in media is through sexually objectifying them as well as creating an ideal image while also differentiating them through their ethnicity. As was mentioned earlier, within this paper we will analyze women objectification in the media, considering advertisements being the key platform where women are being sexually objectified. As advertisements can be either, an audio or a visual form of communication that promotes or sells the products it can also destroy an

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    Kimberly Malespin Prof. Ruiz ENC1102 19 July, 2015 Objectification of Women in the media The theory of Objectification (Fredrickson & Roberts, 1997) is a structure for comprehending the experience identifying as the female gender in a sociocultural connection that sexually objectifies the female body. Although women have progressed through history by gaining equal rights and the opportunities to work in the same field as men, these accomplishments are overlooked to encompass the idea that

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    The words get caught in your throat. Your friends say ignore it and that it happens all the time, telling you this is normal. In a society where people view women as sexual objects, I have yet to meet a woman who has not encountered sexual objectification. This stereotype projects through sexual harassment,

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    This study will be primarily anchored on the Objectification Theory. Szymanski, Moffitt and Carr (2010) stated that “objectification theory provides an important framework for understanding, researching, and intervening to improve women’s lives in a sociocultural context that sexually objectifies the female body and equates a woman’s worth with her body’s appearance and sexual functions.” Alongside the Objectification Theory, other concepts and factors that are found to be strongly associated with

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    immoral tactics to get the viewers’ attention and a commonly used tactic is the objectification and sexualisation of women. Using three contemporary advertisements as examples, this essay will focus on the objectification and sexualisation of women within the chosen advertisements and the semiotics behind the images. Studies have shown that women are targets of sexual objectification more often than men. Sexual objectification is a ubiquitous phenomenon whereby women are reduced to the status of “mere

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    Nussbaum defines sexual objectification as a loose cluster term, that individuals may view any of the features as adequate, although a multiplicity of features are existing when the term is being used (1995:258). Nussbaum involves seven features as followed; instrumentality; a tool for objectifiers purpose, denial for autonomy; treatment lacking in autonomy, inertness; lacking in agency and activity, fungibility; treatment as interchangeable with others, Violability; lacking in boundary integrity

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    his early 19th century narrative The Sandman, E.T.A. Hoffmann attempts to express the possessiveness and obsessiveness of man that derives from appearance and sexuality. Hoffmann in particular utilizes Klara and Olympia to exemplify Nathaniel’s objectification of either of them and his sub-conscious ownership over both women. While Hoffmann degrades the standing of the women in the narrative, he subsequently draws on an obsession with outward appearance and beauty that is comparable to the Pygmalion

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    has been a tremendous increase in the sexual objectification of women. In many aspects, digital images play a major role in the sexual objectification of women. The majority of these images consist of advertisements that are posted on the internet, on television, or on various forms of social media. Some argue that men have to deal with the same type of objectification in the media, but it certainly isn’t as severe. Furthermore, the sexual objectification

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