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  1. 1. Barbie Dolls: a Plastic or an innate ideal?By: Michellee ClarkeBarbie isn’t a media creation, but the innateepitome of a male’s paragon of beautySaturday, June 15, 13
  2. 2. Men1 2 3Media Woman’sImage+_ =Saturday, June 15, 13
  3. 3. 1PART ONESaturday, June 15, 13
  4. 4. Men has shaped ourthought to believingthat size and imageof a women shouldbe a resemblance tothe Americanbeauty doll,“Barbie”Saturday, June 15, 13
  5. 5. Question?What is the ideal size,does a man or the media havethe right to determine a woman’slook?Saturday, June 15, 13
  6. 6. The media provides a significantly influential contextfor people to learn about body ideals and the valueplaced on being attractive.Saturday, June 15, 13
  7. 7. Beauty comes in many different sizes,shapes and color.Increase pressure frommen and the media onwomen’s body as create anincrease in bodydissatisfaction and eatingdisorder.Saturday, June 15, 13
  8. 8. “There is nothing more rare,nor more beautiful, than awoman being unapologeticallyherself; comfortable in herperfect imperfection. To methat is the true essence ofbeauty”-Steve MaraboliSaturday, June 15, 13
  9. 9. Society has shape the thoughts ofmen to believe that the idealwomen is slender with big breastand buttocks or equallyproportionate body parts, withlong hair, captivating eyes andsucculent lips.One the other hand, there aresome men who are open mindedand place less emphasis on awoman’s outward appearance.Not all men have the sameperception of a woman’s bodyimage as the media would insist.Saturday, June 15, 13
  10. 10. 2PART TWOSaturday, June 15, 13
  11. 11. The increase in dietingamong young women hasbeen identified as anindicator of the onset ofeating disorders such asanorexia and bulimia(Fear, Bulik & Sullivan, 1996;Barker & Galambos, 2003;Lamb et al., 1993)Saturday, June 15, 13
  12. 12. VS.TextWestern  WomenResearchers  have  found  that  ongoing  exposure  to  certain  ideas  can  shape  and  distort  our  percep=ons  of  reality.  Saturday, June 15, 13
  13. 13. Commercial mediamust create afantasy world thatwe hope, in someway, can becomeours. consequently,magazines,television, moviesand advertisementsrarely featureswomen of color astheir stars or ontheir covers.Althoughadvertising, themost powerful armof the mass media,is all arounds us,many of us believewe can immunefrom its effects. Thismistaken belief isone of the reasons itis so effective.Saturday, June 15, 13
  14. 14. PART THREE3Saturday, June 15, 13
  15. 15. The beauty industryspends billions ofdollars a yearconvincing women thatthey need to lookthinner, younger andsexier.Saturday, June 15, 13
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  17. 17. Do more women in Western culture have an unhealthybody image than in other cultures?In Western culture, media has a huge influence onwomen’s body image. The California subculture —home to the entertainment industry and so manybeaches — is particularly a problem.Saturday, June 15, 13
  18. 18. How does the media contribute to an unhealthy bodyimage?The whole beauty industry is built on, “You’re not OKthe way you are. We’ll make you better.” It would seembizarre to us today, but 50 years ago, when televisionwas brand new, there were commercials that would say,“Gain 10 pounds in a week, guaranteed.” Womenbought these products until wafer thin was consideredthe best body to have.Saturday, June 15, 13
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  20. 20. “Girls of all kinds can be beautiful — from the thin, plus-sized,short, very tall, ebony to porcelain skinned, the quirky, clumsy,shy, outgoing and all in between. It’s not easy though becausemany people still put beauty into a confining, narrow box…Think outside of the box…Pledge that you will look in the mirrorand find the unique beauty in you.”~Tyra BanksSaturday, June 15, 13
  21. 21. MICHELLEE K. CLARKEThank YouSaturday, June 15, 13
  22. 22. Reference:ImagesPhoto   Credit:   <a   href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/72825507@N00/2913346926/">mikebaird</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo   Credit:   <a   href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/10166396@N07/3224822855/">zoom_artbrush</a>   via   <a   href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo  Credit:  <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/42962212@N00/2186953074/">kozumel</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-­‐nd/2.0/">cc</a>Photo   Credit:   <a   href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/18090920@N07/5123843901/">Sean   MacEntee</a>   via   <a   href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo   Credit:   <a   href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/29032147@N03/6256390817/">Social   BIz   Solutions</a>   via   <a   href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo   Credit:   <a   href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/8404611@N06/6604876809/">Walt   Stoneburner</a>   via   <a   href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo  Credit:  <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/75545090@N00/2215725562/">andertoons</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo  Credit:  <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/75545090@N00/2214933253/">andertoons</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo  Credit:  <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/75545090@N00/2214932963/">andertoons</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo  Credit:  <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/75545090@N00/2214931411/">andertoons</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Photo   Credit:   <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/63283559@N03/5879968807/">fotosiamo</a>  via   <a   href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-­‐nd/2.0/">cc</a>Photo  Credit:  <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/49351124@N02/4929611012/">Barbieira</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-­‐nd/2.0/">cc</a>Photo  Credit:  <a  href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/87506973@N00/3775546829/">davco9200</a>  via  <a  href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>  <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>href="http://www.9lickr.com/photos/55738145@N05/6808715030/">Sup3r_Fudg3</a>   via   <a   href="http://comp9ight.com">Comp9ight</a>   <a  href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>Articlehttp://magazine.biola.edu/article/07-­‐fall/why-­‐do-­‐we-­‐struggle-­‐with-­‐beauty-­‐and-­‐body-­‐image/Quote“There  is  nothing  more  rare,  nor  more  beautiful,  than  a  woman  being  unapologetically  herself;  comfortable  in  her  perfect  imperfection.  To  me,  that  is  the  true  essence  of  beauty.”  ―  Steve  Maraboli,Saturday, June 15, 13