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“Barbies are for girls and construction sets are for boys. Or are they?”

This New York Times article discusses Mattel’s creation of a Barbie construction house. Its main claim is that men now have a larger role both buying toys and playing with their kids, and children now have a wider range of toys with … Continue reading

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How will you act towards consumerism?

Before taking this class, I was pretty ignorant about how women were objectified and sexualized in consumerism. Needless to say, I am now much more aware and critical of advertisements, shows, and music videos I watch. However, these views are … Continue reading

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