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Media disparity : a gender battleground

Author: Cory L Armstrong
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013] 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book highlights the progress-or lack thereof-in media regarding portrayals of women, across genres and cultures within the twenty-first century.


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cory L Armstrong
ISBN: 9780739181881 0739181882 9780739181874 0739181874
OCLC Number: 1020487096
Notes: Restricted admission to print
Description: 1 online resource (311 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface Gaye TuchmanPart One Introduction Cory L. ArmstrongChapter 1: Women's (mis)representation in News MediaTracy EverbachChapter 2: Gendered Sexual Scripts in Music Lyrics and Videos Popular among AdolescentsStacey J.T. Hust, Kathleen Boyce Rodgers, and Weina RanChapter 3: Women in health news and communicationJulie L. AndsagerChapter 4: Newspaper Coverage of Women Running for the U.S. Senate in 2012: Evidence of an Increasingly Level Playing Field?Dianne Bystrom and Valerie HenningsChapter 5: From annihilation to ambivalence: Women in sports coverageDunja Antunovic and Marie HardinPart Two Chapter 6: Wikipedia's Gender GapStine Eckert and Linda SteinerChapter 7: The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful: How Gender is Represented on Reality TelevisionAdriane Grumbein and J. Robyn GoodmanChapter 8: Adverting the Gaze: Advertisers' Construction of Female Masculinity through the Athleticism of Olympians Abby Wambaugh, Lindsey Vonn, and Marlen Esparza Kim Bissell and Sim ButlerChapter 9: Gendered Performance in Virtual EnvironmentsDonna Z. DavisPart Three Chapter 10: Bic for Her and Crisps for Him: Contemporary Gendered Targeting and Representation in Advertising around the WorldAlexandra M. Vilela, Michelle R. Nelson, and Hye-Jin PaekChapter 11: Women Making News (or Not) in UgandaSteve J. Collins and Timothy BrownChapter 12: Blame Narratives: News Discourses of Sex TraffickingBarbara Friedman and Anne JohnstonChapter 13: Gender Differences in Covering Public Health Crises in ChinaFangfang GaoPart Four Chapter 14: Media and Public Discourse: The Limits of Feminist InfluenceCarolyn M. ByerlyConclusion: The next frontier in gender representationCory L. ArmstrongBibliography


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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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