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Feminist Approaches to Media Theory and Research

  • Dustin Harp
  • Jaime Loke
  • Ingrid Bachmann
Book

Part of the Comparative Feminist Studies book series (CFS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Ingrid Bachmann, Dustin Harp, Jaime Loke
    Pages 1-15
  3. Part I

  4. Part II

  5. Part III

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 271-276

About this book

Introduction

Feminist Approaches to Media Theory and Research tackles the breadth and depth of feminist perspectives in the field of media studies through essays and research that reflect on the present and future of feminist research and theory at the intersections of women, gender, media, activism, and academia. The volume includes original chapters on diverse topics illustrating where theorization and research currently stand with regard to the politics of gender and media, what work is being done in feminist theory, and how feminist scholarship can contribute to our understanding of gender as a mediated experience with implications for our contemporary global society. It opens for discussion how the research, theory, and interventions challenge concepts of gender in mediated discourses and practices and how these fit into the evolving state of contemporary feminisms. Contributors engage with discussions about contemporary feminisms as they are understood in media theory and research, particularly in a field that has changed rapidly in the last decades with digital communication tools and through cross-disciplinary work. Overall, the book illustrates how the politics of gender operate within the current media landscapes and how feminist theorizing shapes academic inquiry of these landscapes.

Keywords

Femnism and Media Intersectionality and Media Feminist Research Methods Feminist Media Theory Feminist Media and Activism

Editors and affiliations

  • Dustin Harp
    • 1
  • Jaime Loke
    • 2
  • Ingrid Bachmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of CommunicationUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonArlington, TXUSA
  2. 2.Bob Schieffer College of CommunicationTexas Christian UniversityFort Worth, TXUSA
  3. 3.School of CommunicationsPontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiagoChile

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