Gender, Citizenship And Newspapers: Historical And Transnational Perspectives

Hardcover | March 15, 2013

byJane Chapman

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What is the nature of the relationship between; early cultural citizenship and consumerism; ideology and economics; militant politics and constitutional reforms; class and gender?

Gender, Citizenship and Newspapers offers the reader an opportunity to look at the full range of ways in which gender is articulated and constructed in and through the press, both textually and professionally, in different national contexts.

The gendered nature of the relationship between the press and the emergence of cultural citizenship from the 1860s to the 1930s is explored through empirical data and insightful comparisons between India, Britain and France in this integrated approach to women's representation in newspapers, their role as news sources and their professional activity. This original, international research provides a helpful contribution to both media history, gender research, sociology and media studies.


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What is the nature of the relationship between; early cultural citizenship and consumerism; ideology and economics; militant politics and constitutional reforms; class and gender? Gender, Citizenship and Newspapers offers the reader an opportunity to look at the full range of ways in which gender is articulated and constructed in and t...

Jane Chapman is Professor of Communications, Lincoln University, UK, a visiting Fellow at Wolfson College and the Centre for South Asian Studies, Cambridge, and Adjunct Professor at Macquarie University, Australia. She has eight books in media history, journalism and documentary and runs grants for Arts and Humanities Research Council...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:March 15, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230232442

ISBN - 13:9780230232440

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Table of Contents

PART I: SETTING THE PARAMETERS
1. Introduction: Tracing Patterns, Linkages and Evidence 
PART II: PIONEERS AND EMERGING COMMERCIAL TENSIONS
2. France: Pioneering the Popular Newspaper Brand and the Female Market
3. France and Britain: Cultural Citizenship and the Rise of Consumer Society
PART III: LABOUR MOVEMENT ROOTS AND THE POLITICS of EXCLUSION
4. French India: from Private to Public Sphere 
5. Britain: Finding a Voice for the Vote in the Mainstream Press
PART IV: CULTURAL CITIZENSHIP AND DIRECT ACTION
6. Britain: Apocalypse and Press as a Double Edged Sword
7. British India: Women and the Hegemonic Colonial Press
PART V: TRACES AND OUTCOMES
8. Afterwords and Conclusion
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