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The Representation of Women in Films & The Impact it has on 21st Century Society

Mackey, Olivia (2020) The Representation of Women in Films & The Impact it has on 21st Century Society. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This research paper will primarily focus on the treatment of women in movies as the focal source of media. Hollywood holds much power over public consumption of media; movies like any other media can influence public opinions. So, it begs the question if movies are still displaying an outdated, stereotyped, and inadequate representation of women, does it have a knock-on effect This research will explore this concept further by exploring via various medians of analysis with a combination of interview responses.
The author of this research is taking the stance that the media does have an impact on today's society. Engrained societal stereotypes may have a significant effect on the production of films, which in turn can have an impact on the target audience consuming the media. This will be discussed in depth throughout this research.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Specific Industries > Film Industry
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > Gender
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Mr Kevin Loughran
Date Deposited: 28 May 2021 11:18
Last Modified: 28 May 2021 11:18
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4883

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