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We learned in this chapter the traditional masculine and feminine values. We also learned that the media is a social institution that reinforces gender identity. Visit the following website to gain additional background information on media’s influences on gender:
After you have reviewed these values, watch one hour of television and record the examples that represent the traditional gender values. After reviewing your list of gender values, do you think media is biased toward masculine or feminine values? Why or why not?