Mediatizing the naked truth - a re-conceptualisation of the ideal beach body in contemporary media

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Abstract

This theoretical paper aims to deliver a new and enhanced definition of the ideal beach body based upon an extensive interdisciplinary literature review. It argues that the beach body theoretically comprises of two basic forms: (1) The real beach body as it appears on the beach and (2) the mediatized beach body, i.e. the one that prevails in the media.

Conference

Conference6th European Communication Conference
CountryCzech Republic
CityPrague
Period9/11/1612/11/16

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Keywords

  • media
  • body image
  • self

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Kleim, A., Eckler, P., & Tonner, A. (2016). Mediatizing the naked truth - a re-conceptualisation of the ideal beach body in contemporary media. Paper presented at 6th European Communication Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
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