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  • Invisible Stars

    A Social History of Women in American Broadcasting, 2nd Edition

    By Donna Halper

    Invisible Stars was the first book to recognize that women have always played an important part in American electronic media. The emphasis is on social history, as the author skillfully explains how the changing role of women in different eras influenced their participation in broadcasting. This is…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30

  • The Gender Communication Connection

    2nd Edition

    By Teri Kwal Gamble, Michael W. Gamble

    The authors explore the many ways that gender and communication intersect and affect each other. Every chapter encourages a consideration of how gender attitudes and practices, past and current, influence personal notions of what it means not only to be female and male, but feminine and masculine.…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30

  • Media and the Sexualization of Childhood

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Gunter

    Media and the Sexualization of Childhood examines the on-going debates surrounding the prominence of sexual themes in children’s lives, from clothes and accessories, toys and games, to music, entertainment media, advertising, and new media platforms. Parents, educators and politicians around the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24

  • Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa McLaughlin, Cynthia Carter

    Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies features contributions written by a diverse group of stellar feminist scholars from around the world. Each contributor has authored a brief, thought-provoking commentary on the current status and future directions of feminist media studies. Although…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10

  • Media Messages

    What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us About Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Holtzman, Leon Sharpe

    The new edition of this widely adopted book reveals how the popular media contribute to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. While focused on the impact of television, feature film, and popular music, the authors reach far beyond media to explore how our understanding,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-01

  • Gender and Sexuality in Online Game Cultures

    Passionate Play, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Sundén, Malin Sveningsson

    How do gender and sexuality come to matter in online game cultures? Why is it important to explore "straight" versus "queer" contexts of play? And what does it mean to play together with others over time, as co-players and researchers? Gender and Sexuality in Online Game Cultures is a book about…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • African American Women in the News

    Gender, Race, and Class in Journalism, 1st Edition

    By Marian Meyers

    African American Women in the News offers the first in-depth examination of the varied representations of Black women in American journalism, from analyses of coverage of domestic abuse and "crack mothers" to exploration of new media coverage of Michelle Obama on Youtube. Marian Meyers interrogates…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24

  • Media, Religion and Gender

    Key Issues and New Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Lövheim

    Media, Religion and Gender presents a selection of eminent current scholarship that explores the role gender plays when religion, media use and values in contemporary society interact. The book: surveys the development of research on media, religion and culture through the lens of key…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • My New Gender Workbook

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Bornstein

    "This updated edition of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender, sexuality, and power. The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and, alongside Bornstein's other work, has influenced an…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17

  • Porno? Chic!

    how pornography changed the world and made it a better place, 1st Edition

    By Brian McNair

    Porno? Chic! examines the relationship between the proliferation of pornography and sexualised culture in the West and social and cultural trends which have advanced the rights of women and homosexuals. Brian McNair addresses this relationship with an analysis of trends in sexualised culture since…

    Paperback – 2012-09-26

  • Gender, Violence and Popular Culture

    Telling Stories, 1st Edition

    By Laura J. Shepherd

    This book examines the intersection of gender and violence in popular culture. Drawing on the latest thinking in critical international relations, media and cultural studies and gender studies, it focuses in particular on a number of popular TV shows including Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer,…

    Paperback – 2012-07-12
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Media Representations of Gender and Torture Post-9/11

    1st Edition

    By Marita Gronnvoll

    In this timely book, Gronnvoll offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay, as well as recent popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24). In exposing news media…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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