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Gender, Race, and Class in Media 9781412974417

Gender, Race, and Class in Media | 3rd Edition

A Critical Reader

ISBN-10: 1412974410
ISBN-13: 9781412974417
PUBLISHER: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
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Product Description: 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 third 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.

A comprehensive introductory section outlines the book's integrated approach to media studies, which incorporates three distinct but related areas of investigation: the political economy of production, textual analysis, and audience response. More than 50% of the readings are new to this Third Edition, and all have been edited for maximum accessibility. Together with new section introductions by Dines and Humez, the readings provide a comprehensive critical introduction to mass media studies.

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PAGES: 688
CATEGORY: Social Science
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