Flashcards in Feminist Theory: Lisbet Van Zoonen (Representation) Deck (4):
What did Van Zoonen say about gender?
Gender is constructed through discourse and its meaning varies according to cultural and historical context.
What did Van Zoonen say about women?
The display of women's bodies as objects to be looked at is a core element of western patriarchal culture.
What did Van Zoonen say about mainstream culture?
In mainstream culture the visual and narrative codes that are used to construct the male body as a spectacle differ from those used to objectify the female.