Turning It on: A Reader in Women and Media

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9780340632208: Turning It on: A Reader in Women and Media

Intended for the use of students of communication, media, cultural and women's studies, this work presents a group of key texts which chart the central issue in the study of women and media and indicate the developments of what is now a significant body of work. The criterion for selection is less to produce a "canon" of work on women and media than to give students access to a broad range of material which represents the diversity and richness of studies, in terms of subject matter and authorship. A wide range of approaches and of media is covered, offering a strong indication of theoretical developments in the field. The editors' general introduction outlines the development of work relating to women and media; it highlights the key debates and theoretical approaches, discussing current and future developments.

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This book presents a selection of key texts which chart the main issues in the study of women and media and which represent the diversity and richness of the field in terms of subject matter and authorship. Its four sections cover representation, genre, audience, and industry working practices. Approachable editorial introductions help to set the material in context, while the editors' general introduction provides a useful exposition to the field pointing to current and future developments.

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Helen Baehr, Lecturer, School of Communication, University of Westminster. Ann Gray, Department of Cultural Studies, University of Birmingham.

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