GENDER STEREOTYPES IN MASS MEDIA

For various categories of people, certain commercials can be depicted as offensive5, and they often capitalize on taboo subjects such as religion or sexuality. As already stated, my aim in this paper is to explore a connection which has been overlooked among specialists: namely, the connection between religion and gender stereotypes in commercials, using the tools provided by the philosophy of communication. In social sciences, gender stereotypes have been facilitated and enforced by religious ideologies.6 Comparably, very few authors have attempted to discuss any similar connection in the case of commercials.

Gender Role Stereotyping in Television Commercials: The Caseof Singapore.

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[…] of the Gender Stereotyping Phenomenon in TV Commercials’. Gender Stereotypes in Mass Media, ;, accessed on […] The television portrayal of gender differences in family roles has receivedmore attention in recent years. Work has examined the ways in which suchfamily portrayals are linked to gender stereotypes in commercials (; ) and on situationcomedies (). In addition,gender differences in particular behaviors such as conflict have been examinedin television programming (). Surprisingly, there is little information on whether males orfemales are more likely to be shown in family settings, although Coltraneand Adams () indicate that women are more likelyto be shown in family contexts in commercials.

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