Assignment: Anthropology Project
Watch the YouTube video: "The dangerous ways ads see women | Jean Kilbourne | TEDxLafayetteCollege".
Select 10 advertisements from magazines. Answer the following questions in separate sections.
A. Discuss your sample
a. Describe how you collected your ads, from what magazines, how many, dates.
b. List the limitations of your sample. For example, are all magazines like the ones you sampled from?
B. Discuss how gender is portrayed in your sample of ads.
a. How is the portrayal used to sell the product?
b. Discuss how gender roles are reinforced or contested in the situation you observed?
C. Comment on how your findings compare to one of the theories we have discussed in class over the semester.
a. Apply the theory to your observations.
b. Draw one or more conclusions from your analysis.
Answer whether there are limitations to the theory's application to your observation. What does the theory miss or not explain well?
Format your assignment according to the give formatting requirements:
1. The answer must be double spaced, typed, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the course title, the student's name, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also include a reference page. The references and Citations should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.