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sex·u·al·i·za·tion

(sek'shū-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The state characterized by the presence of sexual energy or drive.
2. The act of acquiring sexual energy or drive.
3. The act of imputing a sexual meaning or quality to people or behaviors.

sex·u·al·i·za·tion

(sekshū-ăl-ī-zā­shŭn)
1. State characterized by the presence of sexual energy or drive.
2. Act of acquiring sexual energy or drive.
3. Act of imputing a sexual meaning or quality to people or behaviors.
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(11) See Hutchinson, Ignoring the Sexualization of Race, supra note 10, at 42 (arguing that "comparisons between oppressed groups" incorrectly "treat their subject populations as mutually exclusive groups, thus erasing the experiences and compounding the invisibility of persons with multiple subordinated statuses"); see also Mary Eaton, Homosexual Unmodified: Speculation on Law's Discourse, Race, and the Construction of Sexual Identity, in LEGAL INVERSIONS: LESBIANS, GAY MEN AND THE POLITICS OF LAW 46, 62 (Didi Herman & Carl Stychin eds., 1995) ("`Black homosexual' is ...
Four items were adapted from Gutek (1985) to measure sexualization of the work environment.
In 'The Sexual Virtuoso', Kopelson examines the sexualization of piano virtuosos, primarily in films.
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While these are evening news-worthy questions the oncology community grapples with, our primary question was whether the increased public discussion of breast cancer and proliferation of awareness campaigns, particularly those utilizing sexualization, has actually increased the young adults' knowledge and understanding of breast cancer.
The concept of childhood innocence and age-indexed prescriptions for appropriate behavior are interrogated, as well as the unidirectional influence implied in a simple model of cultural sexualization, and real data regarding the sexual values and practices of teen girls is presented.
Perhaps worst of all, according to these books, modern culture injects girls with a premature and perverse sexualization.
The sexualization of girls and young women documented in "Little Women" (May) is not exactly a new problem.
In their statement on SlutWalk, Black Women's Blueprint highlights the history of sexualization of black female bodies, in part by pointing to the history of African American female resistance to this sexualization:
The researchers examined the covers of Rolling Stone magazine from 1967-2009 to measure changes in the sexualization of men and women in popular media over time.
Gigi Durham; THE LOLITA EFFECT: THE MEDIA SEXUALIZATION OF YOUNG GIRLS AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT; Overlook Press (SOCIOLOGY) $0.00 ISBN: 9781590200636
This permissiveness and sexualization of everything has resulted in broken families, unwanted children and a general state of decadence and strife in Western societies.