sexualisation


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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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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.
He said teenage girls were being pressured to "behave like porn stars" and blamed celeb such as Miley Cyrus, who has courted controversy for provocative "twerking" dance moves, for the sexualisation of young females.
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.
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.
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.
Thus the sexualisation of public space and the gender messages this imparts raise deep questions about changes in values.
Kathryn said schools were struggling to know how to respond to the increasing sexualisation of youngsters.
It will also pay further attention to sexual content after an extensive public consultation - involving around 10,000 people - showed there was concern about "the sexualisation of girls and pornography".
Collective Shout, a grassroots campaign movement against the sexualisation of women, said Seven should not be broadcasting the series.
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