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Media, gender and identity : an introduction

Author: David Gauntlett
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: MyiLibrary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book is a highly readable introduction to the relationship between media and gender identities today. Fully revised and updated, including new case studies and a new chapter, it considers a wide range of research and provides new ways for thinking about the media's influence on gender and sexuality.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Gauntlett
ISBN: 9780415396608 9780415396615 0415396603 0415396611 0203930010 9780203930014
OCLC Number: 171049481
Description: xii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Details: Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
Contents: Introduction --
Some background debates --
Representations of gender in the past --
Representations of gender today --
Giddens, modernity and self-identity --
Michel Foucault : discourses and lifestyles --
Queer theory and fluid identities --
Men's magazines and modern masculinities --
Women's magazines and female identities --
Directions for living : role models and self-help discourses --
Exploring identity stories --
Conclusions.
Series Title: MyiLibrary.
Responsibility: David Gauntlett.
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Offers an introduction to the relationship between media and gender identities. This book includes: an introduction to theorists such as Judith Butler, Anthony Giddens and Michel Foucault; an outline  Read more...

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Praise for the first edition:"Gauntlett's optimism is infectious, the subject matter engaging, and, as a result, the book is difficult to put aside. It is a thoroughly pleasurable introduction to the Read more...

 
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