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Seminar paper from the yr 2014 within the topic Communications - Mass Media, grade: 94%, verbal exchange college of China (Institute of communique Studies), path: Theories of communique, language: English, summary: the aim of this paper is to check and criticize the illustration of woman physique picture by way of mass media. for many years the our bodies of girls were adapted to focus on services and products by means of advertisers and proprietors of the media as a method of producing capital earnings. This tailoring, has resulted in what many have come to just accept because the ‘ideal picture of good looks’ that each lady should still pastime to accomplish. This paper keeps the dialogue on a subject matter that's commonly and often mentioned.

The theoretical framework that this paper employs relies on probably the most applauded thought in verbal exchange reviews; The Political economic system of conversation and Media concept, which was once first coined by means of Dallas William Smythe. This idea is pertinent to appreciate the presence of the economic forces in the back of developing and holding this excellent physique photo, really via advertisers in mass media. the shape of mass media that this paper concentrates on is women’s journal, with particular concentrate on ads concerning good looks and beauty products/services. also, case experiences within the US and China are used to depict the effect mass media illustration of girl physique photograph on women.

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