How Media Influence the Dress Up of College Students Essay

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HOW MEDIA INFLUENCE THE DRESS UP OF COLLEGE STUDENTS

Lim Yoke Theng
Faculty of Liberal Art
INTI University College, Malaysia

ABSTRACT
This article presents a minor research examining the effects of how media
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How should college students dress?

LITERATURE REVIEW
The importance of dress code of college students should leave the decision to students or leave to colleges’ authority? “I am trying to say that I think college students should consider how what they wear will affect others (Gregg, 2009). The way people look, dress, and act reveals their attitudes and interests. People can tell much about a society's ideas and values by observing the appearance and behaviour of its people. Sexy clothing and formal clothing bring out different impression to the employee as well, perception of individuals once again based on different cultural background. The media imposed the standards beauty on women, the majority of those are naturally larger and more mature than any of the models, that is why elders always advice the female college students dress well to leave good impression. In US, others college’s T-shirt wear in self’s college would cause the anger of other students. Wright from Texas mentioned that a typical look for a college student is jeans, T-shirts, and sneakers. Given the growing number of the women in the workforce and those entering professional positions, it is important to dress appropriate for the workplace (Thompson et al.).
Gender perspective (Parpart, 2000) in the research field, are partially involved influencing the dress up style, this theory would be

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