Women and the Media in Asia: The Precarious Self

Hardcover | June 19, 2012

EditorYouna Kim

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At a time of significant change in the precarious world of female individualization, this collection explores such phenomena by critically incorporating the parameters of popular media culture into the overarching paradigm of gender relations, economics and politics of everyday life. 

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At a time of significant change in the precarious world of female individualization, this collection explores such phenomena by critically incorporating the parameters of popular media culture into the overarching paradigm of gender relations, economics and politics of everyday life. 

YOUNA KIM is an associate professor of Global Communications at the American University of Paris, France. She is author of Women, Television and Everyday Life in Korea: Journeys of Hope (2005), Transnational Migration, Media and Identity of Asian Women: Diasporic Daughters (2011), and is editor of Media Consumption and Everyday Life i...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.84 × 5.7 × 0.9 inPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230292720

ISBN - 13:9780230292727

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Acknowledgements IntroductionFemale Individualization and Popular Media Culture in Asia; Y.KimPART I: INDIVIDUALIZATION IN TRANSNATIONAL FLOWSFemale Individualization?: Transnational Mobility and Media Consumption of Asian Women; Y.KimLifestyling Women: Emergent Femininities on Singapore and Taiwan Television; F.Martin & T.LewisYoung Women and Everyday Media Engagement in Muslim Southeast Asia; P.Nilan'Just a Slogan': Individualism, Post-feminism and Female Subjectivity in Consumerist China; S.Thornham & F.PengpengPART II: COMPETING REGIME OF SIGNIFIERS – REPRESENTATION AND PRODUCTIONWomen and Sexual Desire on the Japanese Popular Media; A.HambletonMove Freely: Single Women and Mobility on Taiwanese TV Advertising; P.Shaw & C.LinProducing Individualized Voicings for a Global Labor Force: Digitizing Agency through Social Media; R.GajjalaTransforming Documentary: Indonesian Women and Sexuality in the Film Pertaruhan [At Stake] (2008); F.Tobing RonyPART III: NEW CONSUMPTION PRACTICES OF FEMALE INDIVIDUALIZATION Fandom, Consumption and Collectivity in the Philippine New Cinema: Nora and the Noranians; B.Cua Lim'To Do Whatever She Wants': Practicing the Miss India Pageant and Bollywood; S.DeweyPost-socialist Articulation of Gender Positions: Contested Public Sphere of Reality Dating Shows; J.WuFemale Individualization and Illiberal Pragmatism: Blogging and New Life Politics in Singapore; A.YueIndex