Sunday, October 2, 2011
Emily Nelson Blog 10
Essay Question: Social Influences on Appearance and Body Image for Judged men and women
SOCIOCULTURAL INFLUENCE AND APPEARANCE-BASED REJECTION SENSITIVITY AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS
Lora E. Park and Ann Marie DiRaddo Rachel M. Calogero University at Buffalo, The State University of New York University of Kent
A large body of research has shown that people are likely to adopt the norms, values, and behaviors of their peer group; this may be especially true for appearance ideals (109).
Appearance-RS is the first known empirically validated construct to directly link intrapersonal appearance concerns with interpersonal concerns of rejection; it represents the joint influence of appearance anxieties with the cognitive expectation of rejection based on appearance. (113).
First Quote: Talks about influence, good area to look at when researching social influences.
Second Quote: Good quote. Need to research more of appearance anxieties.
Stress and Dress: Investigating the Relationship
Between Social Anxiety and Appearance Management Among Gay and Straight Men
Andrew Reilly, PhD Northern Illinois University
Nancy Ann Rudd, PhD Ohio State University
In turn, social anxiety probably influences the coping strategies employed if the created appearance is perceived to be unlike the cultural ideal or unappreciated by others. (154).
However, it is clear that anxiety encourages people to consider engaging in appearance management behaviors that can cause risk to their health and well- being. (163).
First Quote: Good section about anxiety.
Second Quote: RESEARCH MORE APPEARANCE MANAGEMENT.