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Women, politics, media : uneasy relations in comparative perspective

Author: Karen Ross
Publisher: Cresskill, N.J. : Hampton Press, ©2002.
Series: Hampton Press communication series., Political communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides an overarching analysis of the interconnections between women, politics and media, using first-hand narratives from women politicians to inform the development of a critique which explores the ways in which women in/and politics are routinely and mostly stereotypically, positioned by news media. Comparing the testimonies of women politicians in the UK, Australia and South Africa, the book looks  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ross, Karen, 1957-
Women, politics, media.
Cresskill, N.J. : Hampton Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606817563
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Ross
ISBN: 1572733977 9781572733978 1572733985 9781572733985
OCLC Number: 48649817
Description: x, 222 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Women and Politics: Herstory --
3. Practical Politics and the Gender Turn --
4. Framed: Women, Politics, and News Discourse --
5. Acting Up: Women and Media Negotiation --
6. Women, Politics and News in an Election Climate --
7. Conclusions --
App. 1. Notes From the Field --
Women and Politics in South Africa's Rainbow Nation --
App. 2. Women Politicians Interviewed, 1995-2000.
Series Title: Hampton Press communication series., Political communication.
Responsibility: Karen Ross.
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An exploration of women's involvement in national politics. It includes: the relationships that women politicians have with their local, regional and national news media; and the gap between what  Read more...

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