Feminist Media History: Suffrage, Periodicals and the Public Square

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byMaria Dicenzo

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Highlighting the contributions of feminist media history to media studies and related disciplines, this book focuses on feminist periodicals emerging from or reacting to the Edwardian suffrage campaign and situates them in the context of current debates about the public sphere, social movements, and media history.

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Highlighting the contributions of feminist media history to media studies and related disciplines, this book focuses on feminist periodicals emerging from or reacting to the Edwardian suffrage campaign and situates them in the context of current debates about the public sphere, social movements, and media history.

MARIA DICENZO Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada. She has published on feminist media history and the British suffrage press in journals such as Media History, Women's History Review, Victorian Review, and Nineteenth Century Gender Studies.  LUCY DELAP Fellow of St Catharine's College...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:239 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230241263

ISBN - 13:9780230241268

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction: The Challenges and Contributions of Feminist Media History
PART I: PUBLICS, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, AND MEDIA HISTORY
Revisiting Debates about the Public Sphere
Publics and Counterpublics
Publics and Social Movements
The Private and the Public
Suffrage History and Social Movements
Key Aspects of Contentious Collective Action
Social Movement Organizations
Temporal Continuity and Cycles of Protest
Framing
Culture and Social Movements
Media and Social Movements
Situating Women's Political Periodicals in Press/Media History
The Impact of Feminist Media Research
New Directions
The Feminist Press and Alternative Media
Significance of Early Feminist Media
The Case Studies
PART II: THE CASE STUDIES
Unity and Dissent: Official Organs of the Suffrage Campaign; M.DiCenzo
The Englishwoman: 'Twelve Years of Brilliant Life'; L.Ryan
Individualism and Introspection: the framing of feminism in The Freewoman; L.Delap
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index