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'The Social Construction of Gendered Beauty'

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Gender construction in contemporary Western society conforms to a highly patriarchal system, a system that detrimentally affects the psychological and physical health and wellbeing of adolescent women. As gender refers to the stereotypical rights, expectations, and roles that society expects males and females to conform to, gender construction is not a fixed concept but one that is constructed and reconstructed over the evolution of society.

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Human sexuality Gender studies Feminism Gender Feminist theory Sexualization Social constructionism Sexual objectification Feminine beauty ideal Body image Sexism Sociology of gender
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Human sexuality Gender studies Feminism Gender Feminist theory Sexualization Social constructionism Sexual objectification Feminine beauty ideal Body image Sexism Sociology of gender
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As gender refers to the stereotypical rights, expectations, and roles that society expects males and females to conform to, gender construction is not a fixed concept but one that is constructed and reconstructed over the evolution of society. 1 In contemporary Western society, the existence of female beauty and body image for women influences how adolescent females perceive their physical appearance. In contemporary society, statistics among adolescent women in the Western world for eating and body image disorders are higher than ever previously recorded. 2 Such...
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