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Media, gender and identity by David Gauntlett

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Popular media present a vast array of stories about women and men. What impact do these images and ideas have on people's identities? The new edition of Media, Gender and Identity 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. David Gauntlett discusses movies such as Knocked Up and Spiderman 3, men's and women's magazines, TV shows, self-help books, YouTube videos, and more, to show how the media play a role in the shaping of individual self-identities. The book includes: acomparison of gender representations in the past and today, from James Bond to Ugly Betty an introduction to key theorists such as Judith Butler, Anthony Giddens and Michel Foucault an outline of creative approaches, where identities are explored with video, drawing, or Lego bricks aCompanion Website with extra articles, interviews and selected links, at: www.theoryhead.com.

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Author(s):
David Gauntlett
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
62 x 9.5"
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415396611
ISBN-13:
9780415396615
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Media, Gender and Identity - an introduction

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Popular media present a vast array of stories about women and men. What impact do these images and ideas have on people's identities? The new edition of Media, Gender and Identity 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. David Gauntlett discusses movies such as Knocked Up and Spiderman 3, men's and women's magazines, TV shows, self-help books, YouTube videos, and more, to show how the media play a role in the shaping of individual self-identities. The book includes: acomparison of gender representations in the past and today, from James Bond to Ugly Betty an introduction to key theorists such as Judith Butler, Anthony Giddens and Michel Foucault an outline of creative approaches, where identities are explored with video, drawing, or Lego bricks aCompanion Website with extra articles, interviews and selected links, at: www.theoryhead.com.

Author(s):
David Gauntlett
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
62 x 9.5"
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415396611
ISBN-13:
9780415396615
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Media, Gender and Identity - an introduction

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