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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Enck-Wanzer, Suzanne M. & Murray, Scott A. 2011.

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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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  • Mediated Boyhoods: Boys, Teens, and Young Men in Popular Media and Culture, 2011, New York: Peter Lang Publishing, pp. 57-77

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Enck-Wanzer, Suzanne M. & Murray, Scott A. How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine, chapter, 2011; [New York, New York]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc139467/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Arts and Sciences.