Body image

Purpose

To expose ‘beauty’ myths and challenge concepts of what is ‘normal’ in relation to body shape and size.

Outcome

Students will critically analyse media images and text to identify the techniques used to promote false information about body image.

Resources required

Internet access

Introduction

Do we all see beauty in the same way? Does it matter what culture and era we live in? Who constructs our ideas about beauty? Explore these questions through the activities in this module.