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Christian Science Monitor: Little girls or little women?

Release Date: September 23, 2011

An article in the Christian Science Monitor about the increasing sexualization of young girls in the media reports in a recent study , UB sociologists Erin Hatton and Mary Nell Trautner examined the covers of Rolling Stone magazine from 1967 to 2009 and found a "dramatic increase in hypersexualized images of women," to the point that by 2009, nearly every woman to grace the magazine's cover was conveyed in a blatantly sexual way, as compared with 17 percent of men.

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