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Race and Gender in Electronic Media

Content, Context, Culture, 1st Edition

Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind

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Description

This volume will feature research examining the consequences, implications, and opportunities associated with issues of diversity in the electronic media. The topics of gender and race in electronic media have been hot topics of study and remain so today. The book will consider race and gender issues in both historical and contemporary (including newly emerging) electronic media, and will focus on: 1) media content, 2) media audiences, and 3) media production. Chapters may reflect the intersection of race and gender, or overlap with either race or gender and other types of difference such as class, religion, and physical ability.

Table of Contents

Series Editor Foreword

Robert Avery

Acknowledgements

About The Contributors

 

1. Race and Gender in Electronic Media: Perennial Challenges and Opportunities

Rebecca Ann Lind

PART I: Content

2. Race and Sex in Prime Time: Five Decades of Research 

Nancy Signorielli

3. Frames of the Olympic Host: Media Coverage of Russia's Anti-Gay Legislation

Andrew C. Billings, Leigh M. Moscowitz & Yiyi Yang

4. Uniquely Glee: Transing Racialized Gender 

Gust Yep, Sage E. Russo, Jace K. Allen & Nicholas T. Chivers

5. The Challenge of Warrior Women: Gender, Race, and Militarism in Media

Mary Douglas Vavrus

6. Nurturing New Men and Polishing Imperfect Fathers Via Hetero- and Homosocial Relationships in Pixar Films

Bruce W. Finklea

7. The Blind Gaze of the Zombie Normalizes the Landscape: Killing off Inequalities When Walking Among the Dead

Kim Baker

PART II: Context: Audiences, Effects, Reception

8. Manipulating Race and Gender in Media Effects Research: A Methodological Review Using the Media FIT Taxonomy

Charisse L'Pree Corsbie-Massay

9. Portrayals of Latinos in the Media and the Effects of Exposure on Latino & Non-Latino Audiences

Dana Mastro & Alexander Sink

10. Understanding How the Internet and Social Media Accelerate Racial Stereotyping and Social Division: The Socially Mediated Stereotyping Model

Travis L. Dixon

11. Our country, Our Language, Our Server: Xenophobic and racist discourse in League of Legends

Robert Alan Brookey & Charles Ecenbarger 

12. #IfTheyGunnedMeDown: Postmodern Media Criticism in a Post-Racial World

Christopher P. Campbell

13. The Democratic Potential of Feminist Twitter

Linda Steiner & Stine Eckert

14. Producing Sexual Cultures and Pseudonymous Publics with Digital Networks

Ben Light

15. Islamic Fashion Images on Instagram and The Visuality of Muslim Women

Kristin M. Peterson

PART III: Culture: Media Industries, Policy, Production

16. Women's Access to Media: Legal Dimensions of Ownership and Employment in the United States

Carolyn M. Byerly & Alisa Valentin

17. Second Class Netizens: Race and the Emerging Mobile Internet Underclass

Philip M. Napoli & Jonathan A. Obar

18. "Damseling for Dollars": Toxic Technocultures and Geek Masculinity

Adrienne L. Massanari

19. This Week in Blackness and the Construction of Blackness in Independent Digital Media

Sarah Florini

20. Problems and Prospects of Spanish Language Television Broadcasting in the United States

Alan B. Albarran & Nicole Warncke

21. Ethical Sensitivity Assessment in Educational Settings: Examining Awareness of Ethical Issues Related to Media and Diversity

Rebecca Ann Lind & Tammy Swenson-Lepper

About the Editor

Rebecca Ann Lind is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois.

About the Series

Electronic Media Research Series

In 2008, the Broadcast Education Association initiated a new program promotion original research. The result was the creation of the BEA Research Symposium and publications. The purpose of the BEA Symposium is as a catalyst for future research. It honors leading scholars of the discipline and features their work along with new and upcoming scholarship. The Electronic Media Research Series was established in 2010. Along with the BEA Research Symposium Series, this series provides keystone research texts for those researching with the discipline. It will bring the reader up to-date relative to the topics and it reflect the current work within the field as well as providing a comprehensive bibliography and index, facilitating further research.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN004000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies