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Feminist Media Studies

Alison Harvey

ISBN: 978-1-509-52447-1 October 2019 Polity 304 Pages



Feminist Media Studies investigates the core theories, methods, and approaches in a field that has blossomed over the past twenty-five years.

Alison Harvey provides an accessible introduction to classical and contemporary issues in media culture by exploring the past, present, and future of feminist media studies. She does this in the context of the various challenges that have arisen with changes in the media landscape, from new media technologies and globalized media systems to emergent inequalities, discourses, and practices. By engaging with research from a diverse body of scholarship, this book situates feminist media studies as vital to researching and analysing a range of timely and significant issues across disciplines.

Taking a global, intersectional view of gendered practices in and around the media, Feminist Media Studies provides a framework for feminist critique and action. It is essential reading for students and scholars across a range of social science and humanities fields.

1 Introduction to Intersectional Feminist Media Studies
2 Feminist Media Critique
3 Representing Gender
4 Transnational Feminist Media Studies
5 Feminist Digital Media Studies
6 Gendered Media Work
7 Conclusion: The Future of Feminist Media Studies and Action