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Gender, Race, and Class in Media A Critical Reader

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ISBN-10: 1506380107

ISBN-13: 9781506380100

Edition: 5th 2018

Authors: Gail Dines, Jean M. Humez, Bill Yousman, Lori B. Bindig

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How does mass media help shape our economic, cultural, political, and personal worlds?  This provocative new edition of Gender, Race, and Class in Media introduces and analyses contemporary media scholarship that builds on a student's own media experience to help create meaning out of current media images and stories. Students explore some of the most influential forms of today's popular culture--including the internet, television sitcoms, movies, pornography, 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…    
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Book details

List price: $97.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 712
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

Jean M. Humez is Professor Emerita of Womens Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where she taught courses in both womens studies and American studies, and chaired the Womens Studies Department. She designed and taught an undergraduate Women and the Media course early in her career, and through her interest in media text analysis came to collaborate with Gail Dines on this book. She has also published books and articles on African American womens spiritual and secular autobiographies, and on women and gender in Shaker religion. Her most recent book is Harriet Tubman: The Life and the Life Stories.