Hegemonic Female Spaces: An Analysis of the Covert Meanings within Ladies Home Journal and Ebony Magazines' Advertisements

Spates, Kamesha; Davis, Jenny
October 2010
MP: A Feminist Journal Online;Oct2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p1
Academic Journal
The article analyzes the portrayal of women's body images and beauty standards within Ebony and Ladies' Home Journal magazines during the years 1946, 1976 and 2006. It provides a detailed account on the particular points, including the representation of a physical place in which African American readers could turn to find realistic representations of self and the corresponding trends in a magazine catered toward predominantly white women. It also examines the role of white privilege.


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