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13. Media Depiction of Women.




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This article is from the Feminism References FAQ, by Cindy Tittle Moore tittle@netcom.com with numerous contributions by others.

13. Media Depiction of Women.

Mayor's Task Force on the Status of Women in Toronto. _Final Report:
Issues: day care, birth control, health care, property law, sexual
discrimination, equal pay for work of equal value,
advertising--degrading women, affirmative action, political power,
recreation, etc. etc. [Toronto: The Task Force] 1974.

Adelson, Andrea, "Study Attacks Women's Roles in TV", The New
York Times, November 19, 1990, page C18.

Courtney, Alice E. and Thomas W. Whipple. _Sex Stereotyping in
Advertising_. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books. 1983.

Edwardsen, Mary, ed. _The Corporate Influence on the Images of Women
in Advertising: A Transcript of Public Hearings Held by the Interfaith
Center on Corporate Responsibility, October 7 & 8, 1976, New York
City_. The Center, New York, 1977.

Fraser, Laura. "Behind the New Abortion Scam: How the New Right Uses
Deceptive Advertising and Heavy-Handed Tactics to Prevent Pregnant
WOmen from Choosing and Abortion". _The San Francisco Bay Guardian_.
Vol 20, no 39. (July 16-23, 1986).

Kilbourne, Jean, Joseph Vitagliano, Patricia Stallone. _Killing Us
Softly: Advertising's Image of Women_. Videocassette. Cambridge
Documentary Films, Cambridge, MA. 1979.
A study of the psychological and sexual themes that pervade
today's advertising for products. With a mixture of fact,
insight, humor, and outrage, we are shown just how easily we
are led astray by these advertisements.

Kilbourne, Jean and Cambridge Documentary Films. Producer and
Directory, Margaret Lazarus. _Still Killing Us Softly: Advertising's
Image of Women_. Videocassette. Cambridge Documentary Films,
Cambridge MA. 1987.
Discusses the manner in which women are portrayed by advertising
and the effects this has on women and their images of themselves.

*Komisar, Lucy, "The Image of Woman in Advertising"

Schwartz, L. A. and W. T. Markham, "Sex Stereotyping in Children's Toy
Advertisements", _Sex Roles: A Journal of Research_, 12 (1985) 157-170.


 

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