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The Sexualization of Breasts and Breast Feeding

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Transcript of The Sexualization of Breasts and Breast Feeding

Micro/Macro Analysis
The Controversy: Breastfeeding in Public
Consider the following...
The Sexualization of Breasts and Breast Feeding
by: Jordan Liebrecht and Olivea Higley

Sources Cited
Consider the following
https: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=cosMYmXmdtU

A Brief History of Breastfeeding
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0c/Nestl%C3%A9_Food_advertisement,_1915.jpg – nestle powdered milk

Objectification Theory
Fredrickson, B.L. & Roberts, T. Objectification Theory: Towards Understanding Women's Lived Experiences and Mental Health Risks. Psychology of Women Quarterly. 1997;21:173-206.

http://cairocontra.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/breast-cancer-ad-2.jpeg

The Controversy: Breastfeeding in Public
http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/breastfeeding-state-laws.aspx - breastfeeding state laws

http://jhl.sagepub.com/content/18/3/227.abstract - 27% of adults in US consider public breastfeeding embarrassing

http://www.dailyhiit.com/hiit-blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/breastfeeding-in-public-1024x763.jpg - bra sale political cartoon

Concord Mall Breastfeeding Harassment Coverage
https: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjQjXsd5y_4 – concord mall breastfeeding harassment

Micro/Macro Analysis
http://community.babycenter.com/post/a43953253/breasts_are_too_sexualized_for_breastfeeding - micro breastfeeding blog

http://www.nerdist.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/man-and-boobs-final.jpg - man staring at breasts

http://assets.nydailynews.com/polopoly_fs/1.156105!/img/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_635/alg-boom-job-jpg.jpg – breast implant image

For Fun
http://www.abritinecuador.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/blue-footed-booby-galapagos-islands-bird-sula-animals.jpg - blue footed boobies

http://www.davidfinney.co.uk/images/limited/Blue%20Tits.jpg – pair of great tits
Concord Mall Breastfeeding Harrassment Coverage - NBC
Micro:
"Devaluation" of breasts
Breastfeeding viewed as weird and uncomfortable
Influenced by ubiquitous presence of sexualized breasts
45 states in the U.S. allow breastfeeding in public or private locations
Mothers still confronted by individuals for breastfeeding in public and often contact the police to complain
According to a survey of ~2,300 American adults, 27% feel that breastfeeding in public is "embarrassing"
Macro:
Glorification of breasts
Breasts overly sexualized in American culture
Media portrays unrealistic beauty ideals
Warps peoples' beliefs about how womens' breasts should look
Breast augmentation as the solution
advertisements
surgery = loss of sensation
A Brief History of Breastfeeding
Wet nursing
Status & Heirs
Advent of formula, alternatives
Milk production
Prevention of disease transmission
Objectification Theory
The body as a
social construction

Sexual objectification
when womens' bodies are treated as existing for the use and pleasure of others
internalization
of objectification -> self-monitoring
Fredrickson, B.L. & Roberts, T. Objectification Theory: Towards Understanding Women's Lived Experiences and Mental Health Risks.
Psychology of Women Quarterly.
1997;21:173-206.
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