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ERIC Number: EJ908609
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 33
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 139
ISSN: ISSN-0011-0000
Sexual Objectification of Women: Advances to Theory and Research
Szymanski, Dawn M.; Moffitt, Lauren B.; Carr, Erika R.
Counseling Psychologist, v39 n1 p6-38 Jan 2011
Objectification theory provides an important framework for understanding, researching, and intervening to improve women's lives in a sociocultural context that sexually objectifies the female body and equates a woman's worth with her body's appearance and sexual functions. The purpose of this Major Contribution is to advance theory, research, practice, and training related to the sexual objectification of women. The purpose of this article is to introduce readers to objectification theory and related research, extend objectification theory to our understanding of women's substance use and/or abuse and immersed forms of sexual objectification via sexually objectifying environments, and provide an overview of this Major Contribution on Sexual Objectification of Women. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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