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Regulating Gender Stereotypes

The other day I read this headline from the New York Times; “U.K. Bans Advertisements Depicting Gender Stereotypes” and just like that, I became a victim of today’s Modern Headlines. At first blink I found this statement to be intriguing in its meaning. I am unclear about my opinion at this moment as to the long-term value of this regulatory action. I also understand that overt “harmful” stereotyping could lead to more unwanted behavior and too frequently has the “real” effect of limiting “those” people’s opportunities. So, what actual role do advertising and marketing have in this conversation? I don’t know. Will the ...