STRENGTH TO RESIST: Media's Impact on Women and Girls (previously titled BEYOND KILLING US SOFTLY)

*Winner! "People's Choice" Award

What really is the impact of media images on women and girls? This program presents the ideas of girls and young women as well as those of leading authorities in the fields of psychology (including Gloria Steinem) on the subjects of eating disorders, gender studies, violence against women, and media literacy. Also focuses their ideas on practical solutions and the best tactics for reclaiming the culture from the media and advertising giants. A powerful tool for teaching media literacy, building self-esteem in girls and women and for promoting reassessment of society's views of gender roles.

This documentary is indispensable to the work of: Academic Courses in Psychology, Media, Sociology, Adolescent & Gender Studies, Women's Studies programs, Mental Health Professionals, Media Literacy Programs, Teachers and Youth Workers, Violence Prevention, Community Organizers, Women's Organization.

*Downloadable Study Guide available

#9819/0400*33 minutes2001Grades 9 to A $349.95 *CC

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