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Gender, race, and class in media : a critical reader

Author: Gail Dines; Jean McMahon Humez
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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New edition of this provocative reader designed to engage students in critical, mass media scholarship. Issues of power related to gender, race, and class are integrated into a wide range of articles  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Dines; Jean McMahon Humez
ISBN: 9781452259062 1452259062
OCLC Number: 861755014
Description: xiv, 761 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I.A cultural studies approach to media : theory. Cultural studies, multiculturalism, and media culture / Douglas Kellner ; The meaning of memory : family, class, and ethnicity in early network television programs / George Lipsitz ; The economics of the media industry / David P. Croteau, William D. Hoynes, and Stefania Milan ; Hegemony / James Lull ; The internet's unholy marriage to capitalism / John Bellamy Foster and Robert W. McChesney ; Extreme makeover : home edition : an American fairy tale / Gareth Palmer ; Women read the romance : the interaction of text and context / Janice Radway ; Star Trek rerun, reread, rewritten : fan writing as textual poaching / Henry Jenkins III ; Watching television without pity : the productivity of online fans / Mark Andrejevic ; Reconsidering resistance and incorporation / Richard Butsch --
Part II. Representations of gender, race, and class. The whites of their eyes : racist ideologies and the media / Stuart Hall ; "Global motherhood" : the transnational intimacies of white femininity / Raka Shome ; Pornographic eroticism and sexual grotesquerie in representations of African American sportswomen / James McKay and Helen Johnson ; Hetero Barbie? / Mary F. Rogers ; Transgender transitions : sex/gender binaries in the digital age / Kay Siebler ; The "rich bitch" : class and gender on the Real Housewives of New York City / Michael J. Lee and Leigh Moscowitz ; Big talkers : Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk radio, and the defiant reassertion of white male authority / Jackson Katz. Part III. Reading media texts critically. Pretending to be "Postracial" : the spectacularization of race in reality TV's Survivor / Emily M. Drew ; Television's 'news' feminism : prime-time representations of women and victimization / Lisa M. Cuklanz and Sujata Moorti ; More than baby mamas : black mothers and hip-hop feminism / Marlo David ; Political culture jamming : the dissident humor of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart / Jamie Warner ; Educating The Simpsons : teaching queer representations in contemporary visual media / Gilad Padva ; Resisting, reiterating, and dancing through : the swinging closet doors of Ellen DeGenere's televised personalities / Candace Moore ; "Sexy like a girl and horny like a boy" : contemporary gay "western" narratives about gay Asian men / Chong-suk Han ; When in Rome : heterosexism, homophobia and sports talk radio / David Nylund --
Part IV. Advertising and consumer culture. Image-based culture : advertising and popular culture / Sut Jhally ; The new politics of consumption : why Americans want so much more than they need / Juliet Schor ; Inventing the Cosmo girl : class identity and girl-style American dreams / Laurie Ouellette ; Sex, lies, and advertising / Gloria Steinem ; Supersexualize me! Advertising and the "midriffs" / Rosalind Gill ; Branding "real" social change in Dove's campaign for real beauty / Dara Persis Murray ; Nothing less than perfect : female celebrity, ageing, and hyperscrutiny in the gossip industry / Kristy Fairclough ; To see and be seen : celebrity practice on Twitter / Alice Marwick and danah boyd ; How to "use your Olympian" : the paradox of athlete authenticity and commercialization in the contemporary Olympic games / Momin Rahman and Sean Lockwood ; Mapping commercial intertextuality : HBO's True Blood / Jonathan Hardy. Part V. Representing sexualities. That teenage feeling : Twilight, fantasy, and feminist readers / Anne Helen Petersen ; Deadly love : images of dating violence in the "Twilight Saga" / Victoria E. Collins and Dianne C. Carmody ; The white man's burden : Gonzo pornography and the construction of black masculinity / Gail Dines ; The pornography of everyday life / Jane Caputi ; There are bitches and hoes / Tricia Rose ; The limitations of the discourse of norms : gay visibility and degrees of transgression / Jay Clarkson ; Sex lives in Second Life / Robert Alan Brookey and Kristopher L. Cannon ; Queering Queer Eye : the stability of gay identity confronts the liminality of trans embodiment / E. Tristan Booth --
Part VI. Growing up with contemporary media. The future of childhood in the global television market / Dafna Lemish ; Growing up female in a celebrity-based pop culture / Gail Dines ; La Princesa Plastica : hegemonic and oppositional representations of Latinidad in Hispanic Barbie / Karen Goldman ; Monarchs, monsters, and multiculturalism : Disney's menu for global hierarchy / Lee Artz ; Constructing the "new ethnicities" : media, sexuality and diaspora identity in the lives of South Asian immigrant girls / Meenakshi Gigi Durham ; HIV on TV : conversations with young gay men / Kathleen P. Farrell ; Video games and machine dreams of domination / John Sanbonmatsu ; Strategic simulations and our past : the bias of computer games in the presentation of history / Kevin Schut ; "You play like a girl!" cross-gender competition and the uneven playing field / Elena Bertozzi. Part VII. Is TV for real? Six decades of social class in American television sitcoms / Richard Butsch ; Marketing "reality" to the world : Survivor, post-Fordism, and reality television / Chris Jordan ; Critiquing reality-based televisual Black fatherhood : a critical analysis of Run's House and Snoop Dogg's Father Hood / Debra C. Smith ; A shot at half-exposure : Asian Americans in reality TV shows / Grace Wang ; "Take responsibility for yourself" : Judge Judy and the neoliberal citizen / Laurie Ouellette ; Television and the domestication of cosmetic surgery / Sue Tait ; Drama is the cure for gossip : television's turn to theatricality in a time of media transition / Abigail De Kosnik ; Free TV : file-sharing and the value of television / Michael Z. Newman --
Part VIII. Interactivity, virtual community, and fandom. Pop cosmopolitanism : mapping cultural flows in an age of convergence / Henry Jenkins III ; The political economy of privacy on Facebook / Christian Fuchs ; Showtime thinks, therefore I am : the corporate construction of "The Lesbian" on Sho.Com's The L Word site / Kelly Kessler ; Reading the romance of fan cultural production : music videos of a television lesbian couple / Eve Ng ; "Don't hate the player, hate the game" : the racialization of labor in World of Warcraft / Lisa Nakamura ; Accidental activists : fan activism in the soap opera community / Melissa C. Scardaville ; Fan activists and the politics of race in The Last Airbender / Lori Kido Lopez ; GimpGirl grows up : women with disabilities rethinking, redefining, and reclaiming community / Jennifer Cole, Jason Nolan, Yukari Seko, Katherine Mancuso, and Alejandra Ospina ; The Latino cyber-moral panic process in the United States / Nadia Yamel Flores-Yeffal, Guadalupe Vidales, and April Plemons ; How it feels to be viral me : affective labor and Asian American YouTube performance / Christine Bacareza Balance --
Resources and media activist organizations --
Glossary of terms.
Responsibility: Gail Dines, Wheelock College ; Jean M. Humez, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Editors.

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