Galatia Kallitsi

University of Cyprus, Department of Education
From ESA – Strategies & Activities

Thesis Spotlights – Gendered Childhood, Media Beauty Ideals and the Role of Education

2018, issue 41, Galatia Kallitsi: This thesis explores the ways children construct their gendered and sexual subjectivities through the negotiation of the beauty ideals that media promote. The overall aim is to create a productive dialogue between feminist theory on beauty and the sexualization of culture with empirical data from children’s own experiences.

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