Topic 5 - Representation of the Body: Gender, Sexuality and Disability

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Beauty Ideal
The idea that women should strive for beauty.
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Cult of Femininity
The promotion of a traditional ideal where excellence is achieved through caring for others, the family, marriage and appearance.
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Empower
Make powerful
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False Consciousness
Marxist term used to describe the way in which people's values are manipulated by capitalism.
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Hegemonic Definitions
The dominant ways of defining something.
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Male Gaze
The camera 'inspecting' women in sexual way in films and TV.
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Popular Feminism
Term used to describe the promotion of 'girl power' in women's magazines.
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Retributive Masculinity
The attempt to reassert traditional masculine authority by the celebration of traditionally male concerns such as football.
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Sexual Objectification
Turning into objects of sexual desire.
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Symbolic Annihilation
The way in which women's achievements are often reported, or are condemned or trivialised by the mass media.
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The promotion of a traditional ideal where excellence is achieved through caring for others, the family, marriage and appearance.

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Cult of Femininity

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Make powerful

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Marxist term used to describe the way in which people's values are manipulated by capitalism.

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The dominant ways of defining something.

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