Women's Rights: Reflections in Popular Culture

Women's Rights: Reflections in Popular Culture

by Ann M. Savage


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Women's Rights: Reflections in Popular Culture by Ann M. Savage

Covering from 1900 to the present day, this book highlights how female artists, actors, writers, and activists were involved in the fight for women's rights, with a focus on popular culture that includes film, literature, music, television, the news, and online media.

• Provides readers with a unique collection of feminist moments across a variety of mediated forms

• Highlights female artists, writers, performers, athletes, and activists involved in the fight for women's rights over the course of more than a century

• Presents an interesting and succinct guide for some of the most important moments in media history when women asserted themselves in the quest for equal rights

• Addresses topics represented in the media, including equal pay, birth control, sexism, and racism

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440839429
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2017
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Ann M. Savage, PhD, is professor of critical communication and media studies at Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

1 Television 1

2 Popular Music 35

3 Film 67

4 Literature 97

5 In the News 131

6 On the Web 161

About the Editor and Contributors 181

Index 189

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