A Companion to Media Studies (Blackwell Companions in by Angharad N. Valdivia PDF

By Angharad N. Valdivia

A significant other to Media reports is a complete assortment that brings jointly new writings by means of a global staff to supply an summary of the theories and methodologies that experience produced this such a lot interdisciplinary of fields.

• Tackles numerous critical recommendations and controversies, prepared into six components of analysis: foundations, construction, media content material, media audiences, results, and futures
• offers an obtainable element of access into this expansive and interdisciplinary box
• contains the writings of well known media students, together with McQuail, Schiller, Gallagher, Wartella, and Bryant
• Now to be had in paperback for the path market.

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Meaning, genre and context. In J. Curran and M. ), Mass Media and Society. London: Edward Arnold, pp. 267–84. Croll, E. (1995). Changing Identities of Chinese Women: Rhetoric, experience and self-perception in twentieth-century China. London: Zed Books. de Lauretis, T. (1987). Technologies of Gender: Essays on theory, film and fiction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Eaton, C. (2001). The practice of feminist pedagogy. Feminist Media Studies, 1(3), 390–1. Friedan, B. (1963). The Feminine Mystique.

The establishment of Women, Men and Media signaled a new development, and a realization that without dialogue – between researchers, activists, advertisers, journalists, radio and television producers – there could be no way out of the impasse in which the debate about gender representation appeared to be locked at that time Feminist Media Perspectives 35 (Gibbons, 2000). And indeed, over the past decade, many activist groups around the world – from Cotidiano Mujer in Uruguay, the Centre for Advocacy and Research in India, to Women’s Media Watch in Jamaica, to name just a few of them – have opted for a similar strategy (Gallagher, 2001).

London: Routledge, pp. 276–86. Brunsdon, C. (1997). Screen Tastes: Soap opera to satellite dishes. London: Routledge. Brunsdon, C. (2000). The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera. Oxford: Clarendon Press. , and Spigel, L. ) (1997). Feminist Television Criticism. Oxford: Clarendon Press. , and Allan, S. ) (1998). News, Gender and Power. London: Routledge. Ceulemans, M. and Fauconnier, G. (1979). Mass Media: The image, role and social conditions of women. Paris: UNESCO. Chang, C. and Hitchon, J.

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