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Critical readings : media and gender / edited by Cynthia Carter and Linda Steiner.

Carter, Cynthia, 1959- (Added Author). Steiner, Linda (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library P94.5.W65 C75 2004 37684001063129 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 033521097X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780335210978 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 366 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Maidenhead, [England] : Open University Press, 2007, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in 2004.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Mapping the contested terrain of media and gender research / Cynthia Carter and Linda Steiner -- From Mrs Happyman to kissing chaps goodbye : advertising reconstructs femininity / Myra Macdonald -- The politics of the smile : 'soft news' and the sexualization of the popular press / Patricia Holland -- Murder, gender and the media: sexualizing politics and violence / Saraswati Sunindyo -- Old strategies for new texts : how American television is creating and treating lesbian characters / Marguerite Moritz -- Pretty tough : the cult of femininity in women's magazines / Sherrie A. Inness -- The impact of monitoring media images of women / Margaret Gallagher -- The great rock and roll swindle : the representation of women in the British rock music press / Helen Davies -- Losing fear : video and radio productions of native Aymara women / Carmen Ruíz -- The commercialization of masculinities : from the 'new man' to the 'new lad' / John Beynon -- Women and the internet : the natural history of a research project / Anne Scott, Lesley Semmens and Lynette Willoughby -- Knowing pornography / Robert Jensen -- Sapphires, spitfires, sluts and superbitches : Aframericans and Latinas in contemporary Hollywood film / Elizabeth Hadley Freydberg -- Women and soap opera : resistive readings / Mary Ellen Brown -- Freud vs. women : the popularization of therapy on daytime talk shows / Jane Shattuc -- What girls want: the intersections of leisure and power in female computer game play / Heather Gilmour.
Subject: Mass media and women
Mass media criticism
Women in mass media
Sex role in mass media

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