Posted: April 5th, 2015
dissatisfaction correlates with inter-peer competitiveness
Using an Annotated Bibliography
Start with a clear thesis statement or thesis paragraph that introduces the issue. Convince the reader that this is an important issue.
Provide information that helps the reader understand the problem; definitions, statements about the history of the problem. Lay out the various aspects of the problem that you will then go on to explain more fully
Address the specific aspects of the problem, using articles and authors to back up your statements. This is not a summary of each article but it should be a synthesis of material gathered from articles and authors.
End the summary statement about the current state of this field and predictions, suggestions, and recommendations about what should or could happen next in the field.
Use these articles:
Munoz, M. E., & Ferguson, C. J. (2012) Body dissatisfaction correlates with inter-peer competitiveness, not media exposure: A brief report. Journal Of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31(4), pp. 383-392. https://dx.doi.org/10.1521/jscp.2012.31.4.383.
Peden, J., Stiles, B. L., Vandehey, M., & Diekhoff, G. (2008). The effects of external pressures and competitiveness on characteristics of eating disorders and body dissatisfaction. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 32(4), 415-429. https://dx.doi.org/01.1177/0193723508325638.
Ferguson, C. J., Munoz, M. E., Contreras, S., & Velasquez, K. (2011). Mirror, mirror on the wall: Peer competition, television influences, and body image dissatisfaction. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 30(5), 458-483. https://dx.doi.org/
Sides-Moore, L., & Tochkov, K. (2011). The thinner the better? Competitiveness, depression and body image among college student women. College Student Journal, 45(2). https://dx.doi.org/
Abed, R., Mehta, S., Figuerdo, A. J., Aldridge, S., ? & Palmer, R. (2011). Eating disorders and intrasexual competition: Testing an evolutionary hypothesis among young women. The Scientific World Journal, 2012. https://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/290813.
Lin, L. F., & Kulik, J. A. (2010). Social comparison and women?s body satisfaction. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 24(2). https://dx.doi.org/10.1207/S15324834BASP2402_4.
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