How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine

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This book chapter discusses different media texts targeted at a different audience, magazines written for an audience of teenaged girls, which also work to naturalize male sexuality as aggressive and predatory. The authors study advice columns and articles in these magazines that depict teenaged boys as sexually forceful and emotionally stunted, and that encourage girl readers to expect and enable such behaviors.

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Creation Date: 2011  
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UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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UNT Scholarly Works
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Creator (Author):
Enck-Wanzer, Suzanne M.

University of North Texas

Creator (Author):
Murray, Scott A.

Indiana University

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Peter Lang Publishing
Place of Publication: [New York, New York]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2011
Description:

This book chapter discusses different media texts targeted at a different audience, magazines written for an audience of teenaged girls, which also work to naturalize male sexuality as aggressive and predatory. The authors study advice columns and articles in these magazines that depict teenaged boys as sexually forceful and emotionally stunted, and that encourage girl readers to expect and enable such behaviors.

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21 p.

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Keyword(s): media | teenagers | sexuality | masculinity | femininity
Source: Mediated Boyhoods: Boys, Teens, and Young Men in Popular Media and Culture, 2011, New York: Peter Lang Publishing, pp. 57-77
Partner:
UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Collection:
UNT Scholarly Works
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  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc139467
Resource Type: Book Chapter
Format: Text
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