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  • Childhood and Celebrity

    Edited by Jane O'Connor, John Mercer

    The twenty-first century has seen an explosion in the ways and means in which children can become part of celebrity culture. With the rise in popularity of reality TV, child beauty pageants, talent shows, and social media platforms, as well as more established routes to fame through TV, cinema,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge

  • Girlhood on Disney Channel

    Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity

    By Morgan Genevieve Blue

    Since the early 2000s, Disney Channel has been dominated by original live-action programming popular among tween girls. The shows’ successes rely not only on their popularity among girl audiences, but also on the development of star personae by girl performers, such as Raven-Symoné, Miley Cyrus,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The New Woman's Film

    Femme-centric Movies for Smart Chicks

    By Hilary Radner

    With the chick flick arguably in decline, film scholars may well ask: what has become of the woman’s film? Little attention has been paid to the proliferation of films, often from the independent sector, that do not sit comfortably in either the category of popular culture or that of high art––…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Digital Fighting Games

    Performance and Practice

    By Todd Harper

    This book examines the complex network of influences that collide in the culture of digital fighting games. Players from all over the world engage in competitive combat with one another, forming communities in both real and virtual spaces, attending tournaments and battling online via…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Television for Women

    New Directions

    Edited by Rachel Moseley, Helen Wheatley, Helen Wood

    Television for Women brings together emerging and established scholars to reconsider the question of ‘television for women’. In the context of the 2000s, when the potential meanings of both terms have expanded and changed so significantly, in what ways might the concept of programming, addressed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Women’s Magazines in Print and New Media

    Edited by Noliwe Rooks, Victoria Pass, Ayana Weekley

    This book contributes to our collective understanding of the significance of representations of women and gender in magazines in both their print and online forms. The essays are authored by scholars, writers and cultural producers in fields such as art, film and visual studies, literature,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Routledge Revivals: Radio Broadcasting from 1920 to 1990 (1991)

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Diane Foxhill Carothers

    First published in 1991, this book presents a comprehensive annotated bibliography of radio broadcasting. Its eleven chapter-categories cover almost the entire range of radio broadcasting — with the exception of radio engineering due to its technical complexity although some of the historical…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Gendered Tropes in War Photography

    Mothers, Mourners, Soldiers

    By Marta Zarzycka

    Photographic stills of women, appearing in both press coverage and relief campaigns, have long been central to the documentation of war and civil conflict. Images of non-Western women, in particular, regularly function as symbols of the misery and hopelessness of the oppressed. Featured on the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Girlhood, Schools, and Media

    Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl

    By Michele Paule

    This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation. It examines the figure of the achieving girl within wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist possibility,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Gender Equality and the Media

    A Challenge for Europe

    Edited by Karen Ross, Claudia Padovani

    This edited collection draws on and expands the findings from a pan-European research project undertaken during 2012-13 which was funded by the European Institute for Gender Equality and aimed to explore three key issues in relation to gender and media: women’s inclusion in decision-making…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Gender and the Media

    Edited by Kaitlynn Mendes

    Scholars have long recognized the media’s role in shaping and reflecting the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. In particular, they have understood that ‘the media’ plays a vital part in the policing and construction of gender. Moreover, as new types of media proliferate, and become…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Television and Postfeminist Housekeeping

    No Time for Mother

    By Elizabeth Nathanson

    In this book, Nathanson examines how contemporary American television and associated digital media depict women’s everyday lives as homemakers, career women, and mothers. Her focus on American popular culture from the 1990s through the present reveals two extremes: narratives about women who cannot…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

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