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  • Women Making Meaning

    New Feminist Directions in Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lana F. Rakow

    Originally published in 1992. This book captures the dynamic confluence of feminist and communication scholarship by setting out some of the provocative questions that mark this intersection. Several of the essays in the book are theoretical in nature, and consider the changing complexion of the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clarissa Smith, Feona Attwood, Brian McNair

    The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of the ways in which sex and sexualities are mediated in modern media and everyday life. The 40 chapters in this volume offer a snapshot of the remarkable diversification of approaches and research…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses, 1st Edition

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this collection of essays examines the ways in which popular media re-construct ideas and ideals of femininity in the post-socialist cultural space. The authors explore a comprehensive range of questions including: How have post-socialist women…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    1st Edition

    By Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

    The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant to be funny? And what might that have to do with our…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nahed Eltantawy

    The traditional image of the Middle Eastern woman, as portrayed by the Western media, has tended to be one of a woman oppressed by men and religion. Veiling intensifies this image of supposed powerlessness and imprisonment. However, the Arab Spring uprisings have introduced the West to women in the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Gender, Media, Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    Despite the position that sport occupies at the centre of public attention, and despite the billions of consumers and immense coverage which it attracts from around the globe, it seems that the media prioritise coverage of only a very small fraction of sporting events, and a few prominent athletes.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Childhood and Celebrity

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • Girlhood on Disney Channel

    Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The Culture of Digital Fighting Games

    Performance and Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The New Woman's Film

    Femme-centric Movies for Smart Chicks, 1st Edition

    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

  • Television for Women

    New Directions, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

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