Media, Margins and Popular Culture

Media, Margins and Popular Culture

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Overview

This collection brings together leading research on contemporary and popular culture, focussing on marginalised voices and representations; socially marginalised, marginalised in media and media scholarship. It spans five continents, with contributions on topics like gender, sexuality, nation, disability, disciplinary boundaries, youth and age.



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ISBN-13: 9781349566310
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/02/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kim Barbour, Deakin University, Australia

Mark Bendall, University of Cambridge, UK

Daniela Berghahn, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Siao Yuong Fong, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Sanna Inthorn, University of East Anglia, UK

Julia Inthorn, University Medical Centre Göttingen, Germany

Katarzyna Kosmala, University of the West of Scotland, UK

Leslie Manning, College of the Albemarle, USA

Kirsten MacLeod, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Brett Mills, University of East Anglia, UK

Sarah Pedersen, Robert Gordon University, UK

Emma Pett, University College, London, UK

Tim Riley, Ravensbourne, UK

Claudia van den Berg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Christa van Raalte, Bournemouth University, UK

Vidushi Vidz, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Table of Contents

Introduction: Marginalised Voices, Representations And Practices; Jenny Alexander, Heather Savigny, Einar Thorsen And Daniel Jackson
SECTION 1: GENDER AND GENRE
1. No Small-Talk In Paradise: Why Elysium Fails The Bechdel Test, And Why We Should Care; Christa Van Raalte
2. You Play Your Part: Older Women On Screen And In Production; Kirsten Macleod
SECTION 2: SEXUALITY, ARTISTRY AND SELF-FASHIONING
3. Marginally Male, Centre Stage And Spot-Lit: The (Gender) Trouble With Quentin Crisp; Mark. J. Bendall
4. Registers Of Performance: Negotiating The Professional, Personal And Intimate In Online Persona Creation; Kim Barbour
5. Artistic Tactics Of The Everyday: Ideology Reframings In Gržinic And Šmid's Practice; Katarzyna Kosmala
SECTION 3: NATION AND ITS 'OTHERS'
6. Making Sense Of Health Messages On HIV And AIDS In South African Women's Magazines; Claudia Van Den Berg
7. 'De Margin And De Centre': Repositioning Race And Ethnicity In Diasporic European Cinema; Daniela Berghahn
8. Cinematic Narrative: The Construction Of Dalit Identity In Bollywood; Vidushi Vidz
SECTION 4: DISABILITY AND DIVERSITY
9. Dementia Care And Families: Care Decisions And Emotions In Popular Magazines; Sanna Inthorn And Julia Inthorn
10. Negotiating Doctor Who Neuro-Diversity And Fandom; Leslie Manning
SECTION 5: DISCIPLINARY BOUNDARIES
11. Tourists, Vandals And Pilgrims: A Study Of Participant Responses To The Gromit Unleashed Public Art Trail In Bristol, 2013; Emma Pett
12. 'I Hear Of Sherlock Everywhere'?: The Holmes Franchise At The Centre And The Margins; Roberta Pearson
13. Censorship As Performance: A Case Of Singapore Media Production; Siao Yuong Fong
SECTION 6: THE THREE AGES OF 'MAN' (YOUTH, AGE, MINORITARIAN MASCULINITY)
14. 'Shoved Online': BBC Three, British Television And The Marginalisation Of Young Adult Audiences; Brett Mills
15. Self-Created Digital Content Sharing In Retirement; Tim Riley
16. 'It Took A Lot To Admit I Am Male On Here'. Going Where Few Men Dare To Tread: Men On Mumsnet; Sarah Pedersen

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