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Media disparity : a gender battleground

Author: Cory L Armstrong
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examining the latest research in discourse and content analyses trending in both domestic and international circles, Media Disparity: A Gender Battleground highlights the progress--or lack thereof--in media regarding portrayals of women, across genres and cultures within the twenty-first-century. Blending both original studies and descriptive overviews of current media platforms, top scholars evaluate the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cory L Armstrong
ISBN: 9780739181874 0739181874
OCLC Number: 851417721
Description: xviii, 292 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Women's (mis)representation in news media / Tracy Everbach --
Gendered sexual scripts in music lyrics and videos popular among adolescents / Stacey J.T. Hust, Kathleen Boyce Rodgers and Weina Ran --
Women in health news and communication / Julie L. Andsager --
Newspaper coverage of women running for the U.S. Senate in 2012: evidence of an increasingly level playing field? / Dianne G. Bystrom and Valerie M. Hennings --
From annihilation to ambivalence: women in sports coverage / Dunja Antunovic and Marie Hardin --
Wikipedia's gender gap / Stine Eckert and Linda Steiner --
The good, the bad and the beautiful: how gender is represented on reality television / Adriane Grumbein and J. Robyn Goodman --
Adverting the gaze: advertisers' construction of female masculinity through the athleticism of Olympians Abby Wambaugh, Lindsey Vonn, and Marlen Esparza / Kim Bissell and Sim Butler --
Gendered performance in virtual environments / Donna Z. Davis --
Bic for her and crisps for him: contemporary gendered targeting and representation in advertising around the world / Alexandra M. Vilela, Michelle R. Nelson and Hye-Jin Paek --
Women making news (or not) in Uganda / Steve J. Collins and Timothy Brown --
Blame narratives: news discourses of sex trafficking / Barbara Friedman and Anne Johnston --
Gender differences in covering public health crises in China / Fangfang Gao --
Media and public discourse: the limits of feminist influence / Carolyn M. Byerly --
Conclusion: The next frontier in gender representation / Cory L. Armstrong.
Responsibility: edited by Cory L. Armstrong.

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"Examining the latest research in discourse and content analyses trending in both domestic and international circles, Media Disparity: A Gender Battleground highlights the progress--or lack thereof--in media regarding portrayals of women, across genres and cultures within the twenty-first-century. Blending both original studies and descriptive overviews of current media platforms, top scholars evaluate the portrayals of women in contemporary venues, including advertisements, videogames, political stories, health communication, and reality television."--Publisher description.

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Armstrong has assembled an impressive collection of original research studies, theoretical essays, and literature reviews that, taken together, investigate not only stereotypical, harmful, and Read more...

 
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