Female Fifty Shades of Grey readers some-more expected to defend sexist attitudes, investigate finds

May 13, 2016 - Fifty Shades of Grey

Young womanlike readers of a Fifty Shades of Grey books are some-more expected to validate out-dated sexist attitudes, according to a new study.

EL James has sole some-more than 100 million copies of her raunchy novels about a BDSM attribute between seducer billionaire Christian Grey and his submissive, tyro Anastasia Steele, though acadamics have revaled that women who review them arrangement aloft levels of “ambivalent, good and antagonistic sexism”.

The investigate group during a Ohio State and Michigan State Universities conclude good sexism as a faith that women are meant to be stable and cared for by group and antagonistic sexism as objectification. Their new paper, Sexist Attitudes Among Emerging Adult Women Readers of Fifty Shades Fiction, was led by Lauren Altenburger and analysed information from 747 women during a US midwestern university aged between 18 and 24. Altenburger’s investigate totalled a women’s views regulating a Ambivalent Sexism Inventory, that asks those surveyed to respond to 22 statements on a scale of agreement.

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Researchers detected that a 61 per cent of respondents who had finished during slightest one of a trilogy hold “stronger ambivalent, antagonistic and good sexist attitudes” than those who had not review any. Readers were also asked to name a difference they felt best described a book from a operation including “hot”, “abusive”, “degrading” and “romantic”. Those who described a story as “romantic” were some-more expected to accept “notions of good sexism” that subtly defend ideas of womanlike submissiveness, such as desiring that a “weaker, reduction assertive, some-more regretful and reduction intelligent” Anastasia is emptied but a attribute and needs a widespread Christian to finish her. 

The academics have suggested that it a “sizable portion” of women who found Fifty Shades of Grey regretful is “concerning” since a array “romanticises dynamics that are unchanging with aroused regretful relationships”. Furthermore, they have criticised portrayals of a books as “empowering” and “mommy porn”, arguing that “nearly each communication between a categorical characters conforms to normal gender ideologies”.

Altenburger and her group concurred that rather than Fifty Shades causing sexist attitudes in readers, it might be that those with preexisting sexist views are some-more expected to review it in a initial place. However, they trust that readers should learn to digest novella some-more critically, while writers should essay to “represent some-more egalitarian gender roles”.

source ⦿ http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/female-fifty-shades-of-grey-readers-more-likely-to-uphold-sexist-attitudes-study-finds-a7027381.html

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