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Sexuality and Culture

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 79–97 | Cite as

“What’s your definition of dirty, baby?”: Sex in music video

  • Julie Andsager
  • Kimberly Roe
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Abstract

As sexuality in music video becomes more intense and more frequent, it requires more attention by scholars. This essay summarizes the findings of two decades’ worth of research on music video, most of which focuses on sexual and violent content in the videos. In addition, we suggest a typology of how sexuality is indicated and used by artists—especially female artists—to define their images and attract audiences.

Keywords

Sexual Attitude Female Character African American Adolescent Music Video Sexual Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julie Andsager
    • 1
  • Kimberly Roe
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Journalism and Mass CommunicationUniversity of IowaIowa City

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