Feminist Interventions in International Communication: Minding the Gap

EditorKatharine Sarikakis, Leslie Regan Shade Contribution bySalam Al-Mahadin

October 5, 2007|
Feminist Interventions in International Communication: Minding the Gap by Katharine Sarikakis
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This cutting-edge work critiques today's global mediascape through feminist perspectives, highlighting concerns of policy, power, labor, and technology. Starting with the general state of international communications, the book uses feminist political-economic and policy analyses to explore the globalization of media industries, including questions about women's employment and media content that is globally produced and consumed. A top-notch group of authors covers cases on online news, pornography and explicit material, political participation and democracy, policies for women's development, violence against women, labor practices and information workers, print media and publishing, public 'telecentres,' media coverage of HIV/AIDS, and more. Providing fresh feminist insights into international communication, this essential book shows the important strides taken toward women's justice in these areas and how far there is yet to go.
Katharine Sarikakis is senior lecturer in communications policy and director of the Centre for International Communications Research at the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds. She is the author of Powers in Media Policy (Peter Lang 2004) and British Media in a Global Era (Arnold 2004), co-author of Media Policy an...
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Title:Feminist Interventions in International Communication: Minding the Gap
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:346 pages, 9.27 X 6.32 X 1.18 in
Shipping dimensions:346 pages, 9.27 X 6.32 X 1.18 in
Published:October 5, 2007
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9780742553040

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