Sociology Film Analysis: Media, Culture, Socialization, and the Body
Please Â answer the following prompt with as much detail as possible. A Â well-written essay will demonstrate mastery of concepts presented in the Â textbook, film, and relevance to both sociological inquiry and your Â personal life. Essays should be no shorter than 1000 words and typed in Â no larger than 12 fonts and double-spaced. Ensure that you write in both Â a grammatically correct manner and alignment and spacing utilized are Â in accordance with standard academic custom. Note that you do not need Â to utilize outside information; however, if you do choose to utilize Â outside sources, please ensure that you cite in accordance with a Â standard academic format (e.g. Mills, 22 or Berger, 15). Plagiarism or Â other forms of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and result in Â an ungraded assignment (hence a â€œ0â€ for that assignment). In addition, Â failure to meet the minimum page or word count requirement will also Â result in an ungraded assignment. Once you have typed your essay in a Â word processing document, submit in the dropbox prior to the due date. Â This assignment is worth 15% toward your total grade.
The Â films Miss Representation and The Mask You Live In delve into numerous Â themes related to concepts discussed in your textbook. Both films Â include discussions concerning media representation, the social Â construction of masculinity and femininity, gender inequity, sexism, Â violence, rape, self-image, eating disorders, race, body image, media Â centralization, labeling, deviance, the sexualization of young girls, Â objectification of womenâ€™s bodies, and suicidal and homicidal violence, Â to name a few concepts. Discuss the main points of both documentaries, Â paying keen attention to the aforementioned issues, and, its effects on Â the social expectations and lives of young girls, boys, men, and women. Â Furthermore, where relevant, relate the films to concepts discussed in Â chapters 4, 5, 7,11 and 16. Additionally, personally reflect on what the Â film meant to you and how the media has contributed to your notions of Â beauty, sexuality, and gender.
Textbook: Ritzer: Introduction to Sociology, 5e (Interactive ebook)
BUNDLE: Ritzer: Introduction to Sociology, 5e (Loose-leaf) + Ritzer: Introduction to Sociology Interactive eBook 5e