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A Companion to Media Studies (Blackwell Companions in by Angharad N. Valdivia

By Angharad N. Valdivia

A better half to Media stories is a complete assortment that brings jointly new writings via a global crew to supply an summary of the theories and methodologies that experience produced this such a lot interdisciplinary of fields.

• Tackles a number of significant innovations and controversies, equipped into six parts of analysis: foundations, construction, media content material, media audiences, results, and futures
• presents an available element of access into this expansive and interdisciplinary box
• comprises the writings of well known media students, together with McQuail, Schiller, Gallagher, Wartella, and Bryant
• Now on hand in paperback for the direction market.

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The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera. Oxford: Clarendon Press. , and Spigel, L. ) (1997). Feminist Television Criticism. Oxford: Clarendon Press. , and Allan, S. ) (1998). News, Gender and Power. London: Routledge. Ceulemans, M. and Fauconnier, G. (1979). Mass Media: The image, role and social conditions of women. Paris: UNESCO. Chang, C. and Hitchon, J. (1997). Mass media impact on voter response to women candidates: theoretical development. Communication Theory, 7(1), 29–52. Chatterji, P.

And Allan, S. ) (1998). News, Gender and Power. London: Routledge. Ceulemans, M. and Fauconnier, G. (1979). Mass Media: The image, role and social conditions of women. Paris: UNESCO. Chang, C. and Hitchon, J. (1997). Mass media impact on voter response to women candidates: theoretical development. Communication Theory, 7(1), 29–52. Chatterji, P. (1989). The Nationalist resolution of the women’s question. In K. Sangari and S. ), Recasting Women: Essays in colonial history. New Delhi: Kali for Women, pp.

This element of push and pull between theorizing, research and activism has been a constant feature of feminist media studies since the earliest days. Over the past twenty years women have not been content merely to denounce biases and inequities in the established media. Women have created and used countless alternative and participatory communication channels to support their struggles, defend their rights, promote reflection, diffuse their own forms of representation. Pilar Riaño (1994) argues that this process has made women the primary subjects of struggle and change in communication systems, by developing oppositional and proactive alternatives that influence language, representations and communication technologies.

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