Caption: Why does he always get to be the boy?
- Collect ads.
- Compare advertisements in two mainstream magazines,
one targeted towards men and one targeted towards women.
- Brainstorm a list of words that describe the women and
men in the pictures.
- Compare your lists to see if any patterns emerge.
- Explain how these patterns point to gender norms in our
does the audio clip from The Rock reveal about how men
are socialized to prove their masculinity. Click on the speaker
to hear it. Warning: it may be offensive to some; it contains
the f--- word!
- Click here to view a video clip
from a TV commercial for cell phones. What does it reveal about
the socialization of women. Use the 6 questions to analyze any
media to analyze the commercial.
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