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Local violence, global media : feminist analyses of gendered representations

Author: Lisa M Cuklanz; Sujata Moorti
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2009.
Series: Intersections in communications and culture, v. 23.
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"While there exists a wide range of material covering violence against women, very little scholarly attention has been paid to international media treatments of gendered violence. This volume addresses the gap by providing a broad overview of contemporary representations of gendered violence, enabling comparison and contrast in forms of violence and constructions of gender across a wide range of political and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Local violence, global media.
New York : Peter Lang, ©2009
(OCoLC)607851137
Online version:
Local violence, global media.
New York : Peter Lang, ©2009
(OCoLC)609051347
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa M Cuklanz; Sujata Moorti
ISBN: 9781433102769 1433102765 9781433102776 1433102773
OCLC Number: 263146859
Description: viii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : tracking global media and local activism / Sujata Moorti and Lisa Cuklanz --
Serial prostitute homicide in the Chinese media / Elaine Jeffreys --
Ripped from the headlines : newspaper depictions of battered women in Peru / M. Cristina Alcalde --
The politics of rape and honor in Pakistan / Sidra Fatima Minhas --
Media coverage of the murder of U.S. transwomen of color / Gordene MacKenzie and Mary Marcel --
Invisible women : Chinese media responses to the Japanese "orgy" / Peter C. Pugsley and Jia Gao --
The sacrifice of a schoolgirl : the 1995 rape case, discourses of power, and women's lives in Okinawa / Linda Isako Angst --
Media constructions of ethnicized masculinity in South Africa / Pamela Scully --
Gendered narratives of child sexual abuse in fiction film / Karen Boyle --
Exposing domestic violence in country music videos / Julie Haynes --
Mediated violence and women's activism in Serbia / Danica Minic --
Beneath the layers of violence : representations of rape and the Rwandan genocide / Régine Michelle Jean-Charles.
Series Title: Intersections in communications and culture, v. 23.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa M. Cuklanz & Sujata Moorti.
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"While there exists a wide range of material covering violence against women, very little scholarly attention has been paid to international media treatments of gendered violence. This volume addresses the gap by providing a broad overview of contemporary representations of gendered violence, enabling comparison and contrast in forms of violence and constructions of gender across a wide range of political and geographic contexts. From nonfictional accounts of the mass rapes during the Rwandan genocide to the sexual objectification of women in Serbian media and depictions of prostitute murders in the Chinese media, this book provides an overview of media representations of gendered violence around the globe. In addition to documenting specific challenges and shortcomings of mainstream representations, chapters present insight into the various forms of resistance and hope that exist in each particular area, and analytical essays open up new lines of inquiry by offering an assessment of the uneven changes that feminist activism has enabled around the world. Suitable for students and scholars in women's studies, gender studies, media, sociology, and education, Local Violence, Global Media can be used as a supplementary text in courses on media violence, sociology of media, gendered violence in media, and international perspectives on women's studies."--Jacket.

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