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TASK: How does our perception of gender identification and sexual relationships develop? Consider the influence of various environmental influences such as parental models, peer influences and the all pervasive media models such as those evident in film, television, video games, magazines and advertising. To what extent do you accept the modeling and what is your awareness of the influences on your perceptions?
Masculinity in the Media
Men and Masculinity
"Despite the fact that men are the most frequent protagonists in all forms of media, we sometimes have trouble defining what exactly makes a man. In this section, we explore how masculinity and maleness are constructed by the media."
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Video clips of male stereotypes in the media