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Gender, race, and class in media : a critical reader

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Gender, Race, and Class in Media provides students a comprehensive and critical introduction to media studies by encouraging them to analyze their own media experiences and interests. The book expl...

Gender, Race, and Class in Media provides students a comprehensive and critical introduction to media studies by encouraging them to analyze their own media experiences and interests. The book explores some of the most important forms of today's popular culture- including the internet, social media, television, films, music, and advertising- in three distinct but related areas of investigation: the political economy of production, textual analysis, and audience response. Multidisciplinary issues of power related to gender, race, and class are integrated into a wide range of articles examining the economic and cultural implications of mass media as institutions.--

"Incisive analyses of mass media - including such forms as talk shows, MTV, the internet, soap operas, television sitcoms, dramatic series, pornography, and advertising-enable this provocative new edition of Gender, Race and Class in Media to engage students in critical mass media scholarship. Issues of power related to gender, race, and class are integrated into a wide range of articles examining the economic and cultural implications of mass media as institutions, including the political economy of media production, textual analysis, and media consumption. Throughout, Gender, Race and Class in Media examines the mass media as economic and cultural institutions that shape our social identities, especially in regard to gender, race, and class"--

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Creator
editors, Bill Yousman, Lori Bindig Yousman, Gail Dines, Jean McMahon Humez
Format
Books
Publication
  • Sixth edition
  • Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, Inc, [2021]
Physical Details
  • xv, 749 pages ; 26 cm
ISBNs
9781544393421, 1544393423, 9781544393438, 9781544393445, 9781544393452
OCLC
on1158502811

  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

  • Part I. A cultural studies approach to media: theory. Cultural studies, multiculturalism, and media culture / Douglas Kellner -- The meaning of memory: family, class, and ethnicity in early network television programs / George Lipsitz -- The economics of the media industry / David P. Croteau, William D. Hoynes, and Stefania Milan -- Hegemony / James Lull -- The internet's unholy marriage to capitalism / John Bellamy Foster and Robert W. McChesney -- Television and the cultivation of authoritarianism: a return visit from an unexpected friend / Michael Morgan and James Shanahan -- Women read the romance: the interaction of text and context / Janice Radway -- Star Trek rerun, reread, rewritten: fan writing as textual poaching / Henry Jenkins III -- The oppositional gaze: Black female spectators / by Bell Hooks -- Part II. Representations of gender, race, and class. The year we obsessed over identity / Wesley Morris -- Media, gender, and feminism / Susan J. Douglas -- The whites of their eyes: racist ideologies and the media / Stuart Hall -- Redskins: insult and brand / C. Richard King -- "From fizzle to sizzle!: televised sports news and the production of gender-bland sexism / Michela Musto, Cheryl Cooky, and Michael A. Messner -- Dissolving the other: orientalism, consumption, and Katy Perry's insatiable Dark Horse / Rosemary Pennington -- "She invited other people to that space": audience habitus, place,a nd social justice in Beyonc√®'s lemonade / Amanda Nell Edgar and Ashton Toone -- Transgender transitions: sex/gender binaries in the digital age / Kay Siebler -- The "rich bitch": class and gender on the Real Housewives of New York City / Michael J. Lee and Leigh Moscowitz --
  • Part III. Reading media texts critically. Inventing the Cosmo Girl: class identity and girl-style American dreams / Laurie Ouellette -- Educating The Simpsons: teaching queer representations in contemporary visual media / Gilad Padva -- Resisting, reiterating, and dancing through: the swinging closet doors of Ellen DeGenere's televised personalities / Candace Moore -- Good girls go bad: the transformation of young femininity in contemporary teen TV / Lori Bindig Yousman -- Playing "redneck": white masculinity and working-class performance on Duck Dynasty / Shannon E.M. O'Sullivan -- From Rush Limbaugh to Donald Trump: conservative talk radio and the defiant reassertion of white male authority / Jackson Katz -- Black women and black men in hip hop music: misogyny, violence, and the negotiation of (white-owned) space / Guillermo Rebollo-Gil and Amanda Moras -- "{In}Justice rolls down like water...": challenging White Supremacy in media constructions of crime and punishment / Bill Yousman -- Part IV. Advertising and consumer culture. Advertising and consumer culture: the Apocalypse is now / Sut Jhally -- The new politics of consumption: why Americans want so much more than they need / Juliet Schor -- Pepsi's new ad is a total success / Ian Bogost -- Sex, lies, and advertising / Gloria Steinem -- Supersexualize me! Advertising and the "midriffs" / Rosalind Gill -- Branding "real" social change in Dove's campaign for real beauty / Dara Persis Murray -- UN celebrity "It" girls as public relations-ised humanitarianism / Susan Hopkins -- Class shaming in post-recession U.S. advertising / Matthew P. McAllister and Anna Aupperle --
  • Part V. Representing sexualities. Pornographic values: hierarchy and hubris / Robert Jensen -- "There is no such thing as it": Toward a critical understanding of the porn industry / Gail Dines -- The pornography of everyday life / Jane Caputi -- Bit of Barfi, sip of margarita: disability and sexuality in Hindi films / Jayana Jain -- Resistant masculinities in alternative R&B? understanding of Frank Ocean and the Weeknd's representations of gender / Frederik Dhaenens and Sander De Ridder -- Out of the shadows and into the limelight: representing gay men on American television / Kylo-Patrick R. Hart -- Hetero Barbie? Mary F. Rogers -- Fantasies of exposure: belly dancing, the veil,and the drag of history / Joanna Mansbridge -- VI. Growing up with contemporary media. The future of childhood in the global television market / Dafna Lemish -- Disney: 21st century leader in animating global inequality / Lee Artz -- Othering and fear: cultural values and Hiro's race in Thomas & Friends' Hero of the Rails / Maggie Griffith Williams and Jenny Korn -- Growing up female in a celebrity-based pop culture / Gail Dines --"Too many bad role models for us girls": girls, female pop celebrities and "sexualization" / Sue Jackson and Tiina Vares -- Privates in the online public: sex(ting) and reputation on social media / Michael Salter -- Video games: machine dreams of domination / John Sanbonmatsu --
  • Part VII. Still watching television in the digital age. Why television sitcoms kept re-creating male working-class buffoons for decades / Richard Butsch -- "Caitlyn Jenner 'likes' Ted Cruz but the feeling may not be mutual": trans pedagogy and I Am Cait / Anita Brady -- Wedding reality TV bites black: subordinating ethnic weddings in the South African Black culture / Lindani Mbunyuza-Memani -- The racial logic of Grey's Anatomy: Shonda Rhimes and her 'post-civil rights, post-feminist" series / Kristen J. Warner -- Performing class: Gilmore Girls and a classless neoliberal "Middle Class" / Daniela Mastrocola -- Don't drop the soap vs. the soap opera: the representation of male and female prisoners on U.S. television / Hannah Mueller -- Donald Trump and the politics of spectacle / Douglas Kellner -- Is this TVIV? On Netflix, TVIII, and binge-watching / Mareike Jenner -- Part VIII. Social media, virtual community, fandom, and activism. Pop cosmopolitanism: mapping cultural flows in an age of convergence / Henry Jenkins III -- The political economy of privacy on Facebook / Christian Fuchs -- Todo Mejora en el Ambiente: an analysis of digital LGBT activism in Mexico / Erica L. Ciszek -- It's about ethics in games journalism? gamergaters and geek masculinity / Andrea Braithwaite -- #GirlsLikeUs: trans advocacy and community building online / Sarah J. Jackson, Moya Bailey, and Brooke Foucault Welles -- The reverberations of #MeToo on pop culture and politics: how the movement is shaking patriarchal power structures / Julie Frechette -- The Latino cyber-moral panic process in the United States / Nadia Yamel Flores-Yeffal, Guadalupe Vidales, and April Plemons -- #Ferguson: digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States / Yarimar Bonilla and Jonathan Rosa
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