Feminist Media Studies / Edition 1

Feminist Media Studies / Edition 1

by Liesbet van Zoonen, Liesbet Van Zoonen, Liesbet Van Zoonen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803985541

ISBN-13: 9780803985544

Pub. Date: 07/28/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Feminists have long recognized the significance of the media as a site for the expression of - or challenges to - existing constructions of gender. In this broad-ranging analysis, Liesbet van Zoonen explores the ways in which feminist theory and research contribute to the fuller understanding of the multiple roles of the media in the construction of gender in

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Feminists have long recognized the significance of the media as a site for the expression of - or challenges to - existing constructions of gender. In this broad-ranging analysis, Liesbet van Zoonen explores the ways in which feminist theory and research contribute to the fuller understanding of the multiple roles of the media in the construction of gender in contemporary societies.

The text initially outlines some major themes in feminist media studies and the ways in which they offer specific models for understanding the media. The author goes on to examine the key questions posed by a gendered approach within communication and cultural studies. Issues explored include: theories of transmission, representation, constructi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803985544
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Series:
Media Culture & Society Series, #9
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
'New' Themes
A 'New' Paradigm
Media Production and the Encoding of Gender
Media Texts and Gender
Spectatorship and the Gaze
Gender and Media Reception
Research Methods

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