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sexualisation

(1) The act or process of sexualising, that is, imparting a person, group or thing with a sexual nature.
(2) The act of making a person aware of sexuality.
(3) The conversion of an interpersonal relationship into a sexual one.
(4) The raising of sex’s visibility in the media and culture, as a subject of discussion and representation.
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In the following, I analyse two processes that played a key role in the media coverage of both Fi's members and its political agenda: the processes of de-politicisation and sexualisation.
However, it is worth pointing out studies of early-onset puberty have found links to body mass index, exposure to certain chemicals, stress, climate and light cycles, so it would be wrong to assume there is necessarily a causal relationship between early onset puberty and the sexualisation of children.
htm) After Miley Cyrus and Rihanna, the Sexualisation of Pop Videos Has to Stop
The majority of my participants said the hyper sexualisation of music videos and magazines impacted on their con-fidence, education and employment.
It is therefore important to clarify how this paper sits in the context of the wider, heavily contested, literature on sexualisation (a term I take as encompassing pornographication, and raunch culture) and I address this now.
It came after a Moth-ers' Union report on the sexualisation of children urged a crackdown on suggestive clothes like padded bras for young girls.
The course included a module on media images of children and sexualisation, and Mrs Swainson said it was an issue parents in South Wales were worried about.
The sexualisation of women and younger girls, as young as pre-schoolers, worldwide, is a burgeoning rogue that renders the move away from this "bare it all" mentality fiercely urgent.
Nurses object to the trivialisation and gratuitous sexualisation of nursing, not least because it can risk fuelling a mistaken impression of nurses among some people, and this makes our already difficult job even more challenging.
The most recent manifestation of this conundrum can be found in the debate over the media sexualisation of children, which is not exclusive to Australia but has intensified in this country over recent years.
A review into police powers for dealing with serial perpetrators of domestic violence is being held alongside a review of the sexualisation of teenage girls.
She does so by pursuing casual sex, genuflecting to the Playboy bunny talisman and generally advancing herself by self-proclaimed sexualisation.
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