The Resource Killing us softly

Killing us softly

Label
Killing us softly
Title
Killing us softly
Title variation
  • Killing us softly four : advertising's image of women
  • Killing us softly 4 : advertising's image of women
  • Killing us softly three : advertising's image of women
  • Killing us softly 3 : advertising's image of women
  • Still killing us softly (1987)
  • Advertising's image of women
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this new, highly anticipated update of her pioneering Killing Us Softly series, the first in more than a decade, Jean Kilbourne takes a fresh look at how advertising traffics in distorted and destructive ideals of femininity. The film marshals a range of new print and television advertisements to lay bare a stunning pattern of damaging gender stereotypes - images and messages that too often reinforce unrealistic, and unhealthy, perceptions of beauty, perfection, and sexuality. By bringing Kilbourne's groundbreaking analysis up to date, Killing Us Softly 4 stands to challenge a new generation of students to take advertising seriously, and to think critically about popular culture and its relationship to sexism, eating disorders, and gender violence
Is part of
Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2010
Intended audience
  • Grade 9+
  • Higher education
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alper, Loretta
  • Jhally, Sut
  • Kilbourne, Jean
  • Killoy, Andrew
  • Morris, Scott
  • Rabinovitz, David
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
141
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advertising
  • Body image in women
  • Communication
  • Media representation
  • Sex in advertising
  • Sex role
  • Sexism
  • Rape
  • Violence against women
  • Women in advertising
Technique
live action
Label
Killing us softly
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Killing us softly, c1979, Still killing us softly, c1987, and Killing us softly 3, c2000
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (4 video files, approximately 142 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1216732
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961890700
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Killing us softly
Link
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Killing us softly, c1979, Still killing us softly, c1987, and Killing us softly 3, c2000
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (4 video files, approximately 142 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1216732
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961890700
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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