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Media, gender and identity : an introduction

This book is a highly readable introduction to the relationship between media and gender identities today. Fully revised and updated, including new case studies and a new chapter, it considers a wide range of research and provides new ways for thinking about the media's influence on gender and sexuality
Print Book, English, 2008
Routledge, London, 2008
xii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780415396608, 9780415396615, 9780203930014, 0415396603, 0415396611, 0203930010
Some background debates
Representations of gender in the past
Representations of gender today
Giddens, modernity and self-identity
Michel Foucault : discourses and lifestyles
Queer theory and fluid identities
Men's magazines and modern masculinities
Women's magazines and female identities
Directions for living : role models and self-help discourses
Exploring identity stories
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