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School of Social and Policy Studies Seminar

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Free, but registration is essential
241 SSN, Flinders University, Bedford Park 5042
School of Social and Policy Studies Seminar - Dr Sue Jackson  [PDF]  (825.37K)

In this informal presentation Dr Sue Jackson will discuss her research project with co-researcher Tiina Vares in which 71 girls were given video cameras to record media diaries about the popular culture they engaged with in everyday life. The researchers' interest was in exploring the meanings girls were making of the hypersexy, hyperfeminine representations of girls and women in the media and how these meanings were negotiated in relation to understandings of self and others. The project was driven by the notable absence of empirically derived knowledge from research with girls themselves in contemporary sexualisation claims and the alternative tenuous assumptions upon which these claims were grounded.

For further details and registration see the attached flyer.

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School of Social and Policy Studies (email)
Flinders University
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide 5001
Business: 8201 3350