Representations of Masculinity-Disney.

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Disney Films have been seen to encourage a particular brand of traditional-style masculinity; males must be big, strong and willing to fight. On the other hand, Sanjay Newton argues that the emphasis on these qualities to the exclusion of other values perhaps more in tune with that of ‘new men’ (sensitivity, compassion etc) could lead to an alienating effect on many young males.

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  1. Disney » Blog Archive » Representations of Masculinity-Disney. Says:

    […] lstephenson wrote an interesting post today on Representations of Masculinity-Disney.Here’s a quick excerptDisney Films have been seen to perpetrate a particular brand of traditional-style masculinity; males must be big, strong and willing to fight. On the other hand, Sanjay Newton argues that the emphasis on these qualities to the exclusion … […]

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