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The Resource Sex, love & romance in the mass media : analysis & criticism of unrealistic portrayals & their influence, Mary-Lou Galician

Sex, love & romance in the mass media : analysis & criticism of unrealistic portrayals & their influence, Mary-Lou Galician

Label
Sex, love & romance in the mass media : analysis & criticism of unrealistic portrayals & their influence
Title
Sex, love & romance in the mass media
Title remainder
analysis & criticism of unrealistic portrayals & their influence
Statement of responsibility
Mary-Lou Galician
Title variation
Sex, love, and romance in the mass media
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galician, Mary-Lou
Dewey number
306.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ801
LC item number
.G273 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Love in mass media
  • Sex in mass media
Label
Sex, love & romance in the mass media : analysis & criticism of unrealistic portrayals & their influence, Mary-Lou Galician
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz / Dr. Mary-Lou Galician -- Why I wrote this book for you -- "The romanticization of love in the mass media" -- I: Foundations of analysis & criticism of sex, love, & romance in the mass media -- 1. Key foundational terms & concepts - what do they mean? -- 2. Ideals & illusions (unrealistic models) - Myths & stereotypes of love & coupleship -- 3. Diagnoses & dis-illusions (realistic models) - Designs for rational love & coupleship -- 4. Mass media narrative constructions - Mass media storytelling approaches, techniques, & devices -- 5. The influence of the mass media - Research & theories of mass media effects on individuals & society -- 6. Strategies & skills of media literacy - Tools for media analysis & criticism -- II: Applications of analysis & criticism of sex, love, & romance in the mass media -- 7. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #1: Your perfect partner is cosmically predestined, so nothing/nobody can ultimately separate you -- 8. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #2: There's such a thing as "love at first sight." -- 9. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #3: Your true soul mate should KNOW what you're thinking or feeling (without your having to tell). -- 10. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #4: If your partner is truly meant for you, sex is easy and wonderful -- 11. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #5: To attract and keep a man, a woman should look like a model or a centerfold -- 12. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #6: The man should NOT be shorter, weaker, younger, poorer, or less successful than the woman -- 13. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #7: The love of a good and faithful true woman can change a man from a "beast" into a "prince" -- 14. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #8: Bickering and fighting a lot mean that a man and a woman really love each other passionately -- 15. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #9: All you really need is love, so it doesn't matter if you and your lover have very different values -- 16. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #10: The right mate "completes you"--filling your needs and making your dreams come true -- 17. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #11: In real life, actors and actresses are often very much like the romantic characters they portray -- 18. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #12: Since mass media portrayals of romance aren't "real," they don't really affect you -- Don't stop! "The end is where we start from"
Control code
52602834
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xxv, 252 pages
Isbn
9780805848328
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003058419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Sex, love & romance in the mass media : analysis & criticism of unrealistic portrayals & their influence, Mary-Lou Galician
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz / Dr. Mary-Lou Galician -- Why I wrote this book for you -- "The romanticization of love in the mass media" -- I: Foundations of analysis & criticism of sex, love, & romance in the mass media -- 1. Key foundational terms & concepts - what do they mean? -- 2. Ideals & illusions (unrealistic models) - Myths & stereotypes of love & coupleship -- 3. Diagnoses & dis-illusions (realistic models) - Designs for rational love & coupleship -- 4. Mass media narrative constructions - Mass media storytelling approaches, techniques, & devices -- 5. The influence of the mass media - Research & theories of mass media effects on individuals & society -- 6. Strategies & skills of media literacy - Tools for media analysis & criticism -- II: Applications of analysis & criticism of sex, love, & romance in the mass media -- 7. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #1: Your perfect partner is cosmically predestined, so nothing/nobody can ultimately separate you -- 8. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #2: There's such a thing as "love at first sight." -- 9. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #3: Your true soul mate should KNOW what you're thinking or feeling (without your having to tell). -- 10. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #4: If your partner is truly meant for you, sex is easy and wonderful -- 11. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #5: To attract and keep a man, a woman should look like a model or a centerfold -- 12. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #6: The man should NOT be shorter, weaker, younger, poorer, or less successful than the woman -- 13. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #7: The love of a good and faithful true woman can change a man from a "beast" into a "prince" -- 14. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #8: Bickering and fighting a lot mean that a man and a woman really love each other passionately -- 15. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #9: All you really need is love, so it doesn't matter if you and your lover have very different values -- 16. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #10: The right mate "completes you"--filling your needs and making your dreams come true -- 17. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #11: In real life, actors and actresses are often very much like the romantic characters they portray -- 18. Dr. Fun's mass media love quiz myth #12: Since mass media portrayals of romance aren't "real," they don't really affect you -- Don't stop! "The end is where we start from"
Control code
52602834
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xxv, 252 pages
Isbn
9780805848328
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003058419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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