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Gender in the media

Richardson, Niall and Wearing, Sadie (2014) Gender in the media. Key Concerns in Media Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK. ISBN 9780230284739

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Abstract

This lively and engaging text introduces students to the key contemporary issues in the study of gender and the media. Integrating cultural theory with text-based criticism, Gender in the Media analyses recent debates in feminist cultural theory, masculinity studies and queer theory, before applying these cultural paradigms to critical readings in relevant media contexts. Richardson and Wearing address a wide range of new media texts and topics, covering television dramas, make-over shows, life-style magazines, internet dating and more. Critical, current and far-reaching, this book is invaluable for all students of media and gender studies, as well as for anyone interested in gender representation in different media forms.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.palgrave.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Palgrave Macmillan
Divisions: Gender Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Departments > Gender Institute
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2015 14:00
Last Modified: 20 May 2019 00:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/64389

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