The Routledge Companion to Media & Gender

Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner, Lisa McLaughlin
Routledge, 13.12.2013 - 670 Seiten

The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends.

The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide scholars and students with an engaging and authoritative survey of current thinking in media and gender research.

The Companion includes the following features:

  • With each chapter addressing a distinct, concrete set of issues, the volume includes research from around the world to engage readers in a broad array of global and transnational issues and intersectional perspectives.
  • Authors address a series of important questions that have consequences for current and future thinking in the field, including postfeminism, sexual violence, masculinity, media industries, queer identities, video games, digital policy, media activism, sexualization, docusoaps, teen drama, cosmetic surgery, media Islamophobia, sport, telenovelas, news audiences, pornography, and social and mobile media.
  • A range of academic disciplines inform exploration of key issues around production and policymaking, representation, audience engagement, and the place of gender in media studies.

The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender is an essential guide to the central ideas, concepts and debates currently shaping media and gender research.


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reimagining media and gender
PART I Herhistories
PART II Media industries labor and policy
PART III Images and representations across texts and genres
PART IV Media audiences users and prosumers
PART V Gendered media futures and the future of gender

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Über den Autor (2013)

Cynthia Carter is Lecturer in Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University, UK. Her previous books include "Violence and the Media " (Open University Press, 2003), " Environmental Risks and the Media " (2000) and " News, Gender and Power " (1998). She is co-editor of the journal " Feminist Media Studies ".

Linda Steiner is Associate Professor in Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA. She is editor of " Critical Studies in Media Communication ", serves on six journal editorial boards, and has written 30 journal articles and book chapters on feminist media, mediaethics, and journalism history. She is co-author of the forthcoming book "The History of Women in Journalism in the US and UK " (2994).

Linda Steiner is a professor of journalism at the University of Maryland and the coauthor of Women and Journalism.

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