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

Author: Gail Dines; Jean McMahon Humez
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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With a new section on the Internet and the violence debate this third edition offers an integrated approach to media studies and explores the impact of the various media on gender, race and class in modern societies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Dines; Jean McMahon Humez
ISBN: 9781412974417 1412974410
OCLC Number: 648922100
Description: xv, 671 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Part 1. A cultural studies approach to media: theory : Cultural studies, multiculturalism, and media culture / Douglas Kellner --
The state of media ownership and media markets: competition or concentration and why should we care? Dwayne Winseck --
The meaning of memory: family, class, and ethnicity in early network television programs / George Lipsitz --
Hegemony / James Lull --
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, rewritten: fan writing as textual poaching / Henry Jenkins III --
Part 2. Representations of gender, race, and class : Hetero Barbie? / Mary F. Rogers --
Sex and the city: Carrie Bradshaw's queer postfeminism / Jane Gerhard --
The whites of their eyes: racist ideologies and the media / Stuart Hall --
Pornographic eroticism and sexual grotesquerie in representations of African American sportswomen / James McKay and Helen Johnson --
What does race have to do with Ugly Betty?: an analysis of privilege and postracial representation on a television sitcom / Jennifer Esposito --
Ralph, Fred, Archie, Home, and the King of Queens: why television keeps re-creating the male working class buffoon / Richard Butsch --
Part 3. Reading media texts critically : Television's "new" feminism: prime-time representations of women and victimization / Lisa M. Cuklanz and Sujata Moorti --
Mother of the year: Kathy Hilton, Lynne Spears, Dina Lohan, and bad celebrity motherhood / Shelley Cobb --
More than baby mamas: Black mothers and hip-hop feminism / Marlo David Azikwe --
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 --
"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 --
Disability, gender, and difference on The Sopranos / Kathleen LeBesco. Part 4. 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 --
Reaching African American consumers: African American shopping behavior / Barbara Mueller --
Inventing the Cosmo girl: class identity and girl-style American dreams / Laurie Ouellette --
Sex, lies, and advertising / Gloria Steinem --
Unraveling the knot: political economy and cultural hegemony in wedding media / Erika Engstrom --
Supersexualize me!: advertising and the "midriffs" / Rosalind Gill --
Advertising and the construction of violent white masculinity: from BMWs to Bud Light / Jackson Katz --
Part 5. Representing sexualities : White man's burden: Gonzo pornography and the construction of Black masculinity / Gail Dines --
No money shot?: commerce, pornography, and new sex taste cultures / Feona Attwood --
"That's so fun": selling pornography for men to women in The girls next door / Karen Boyle --
One night in Paris (Hilton): wealth, celebrity, and the politics of humiliation / Thomas Fahy --
The pornography of everyday life / Jane Caputi --
"There are bitches and hoes" / Tricia Rose --
Three faces of Eva: perpetuation of the hot-Latina stereotype in Desperate housewives / Debra Merskin --
The limitations of the discourse of norms: gay visibility and degrees of transgression / Jay Clarkson --
"This is way we live and love!": feeding on and still hungering for lesbian representation in The L word / Marnie Pratt --
Part 6. Growing up with contemporary media : The future of childhood in the global television market / Dafna Lemish --
From Tony the Tiger to Slime time live: the content of commercial images in children's advertising / Juliet B. Schor --
La princesa plastic: 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 --
Why youth (heart) social network sites: the role of networked publics in teenage social life / danah boyd --
Born to be wired / Kathryn C. Montgomery --
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 7. Is TV for real? : Marketing "reality" to the world: Survivor, post-Fordism, and reality television / Chris Jordan --
The political economy of Amateurism / Andrew Ross --
Critiquing reality-based televisual Black fatherhood: A critical analysis of Run's house and Snoop Dogg's Father hood / Debra C. Smith --
Disciplining the housewife in Desperate housewives and domestic reality television / Sharon Sharp --
"Take responsibility for yourself": Judge Judy and the neoliberal citizen / Laurie Ouellette --
The anxieties of the enterprising self and the limits of mind cure in the age of Oprah / Janice Peck --
Television and the domestication of cosmetic surgery / Sue Tait --
"Tyra Banks is fat": reading (post- ) racism and (post- ) feminism in the new millennium / Ralina L. Joseph --
Resisting, reiterating, and dancing through: the swinging closet doors of Ellen DeGeneres's televised personalities / Candace Moore --
Part 8. Interactivity, virtual community, and fandom : Pop cosmopolitanism: mapping cultural flows in an age of convergence /Henry Jenkins III --
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 --
Sex lives in Second life / Robert Alan Brookey and Kristopher L. Cannon --
From smart fan to backyard wrestler: performance, context, and aesthetic violence / Lawrence B. McBride and S. Elizabeth Bird --
Accidental activists: fan activism in the soap opera community / Melissa C. Scardaville --
Insiders-outsiders: Dr. Laura and the context for cultural authority in LGBT media activism / Vincent Doyle.
Responsibility: editors, Gail Dines, Jean M. Humez.

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