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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 55 new and published books in the subject of Gender — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Gender and Media

    Representing, Producing, Consuming

    By Tonny Krijnen, Sofie Van Bauwel

    Series: Communication and Society

    Why do some TV genres have the label feminine or masculine? Why do we worry about boys playing video games too much while girls play just as often? Is the TV show Sex and the City empowering or not? Why are recent television shows like Desperate Housewives post-feminist television? Gender and Media...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging

    Edited by Nahed Eltantawy

    The traditional image of the Middle Eastern woman, as portrayed by the Western media, has tended to be one of a woman oppressed by men and religion. Veiling intensifies this image of supposed powerlessness and imprisonment. However, the Arab Spring uprisings have introduced the West to women in the...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism

    Why women are in refrigerators and other stories

    By Penny Griffin

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    While some have argued that we live in a ‘postfeminist’ era that renders feminism irrelevant to people’s contemporary lives this book takes ‘feminism’, the source of eternal debate, contestation and ambivalence, and situates the term within the popular, cultural practices of everyday life. It...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sexualities in World Politics

    How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations

    Edited by Manuela Lavinas Picq, Markus Thiel

    Series: Interventions

    As LGBTQ claims acquire global relevance, how do sexual politics impact the study of International Relations? This book argues that LGBTQ perspectives are not only an inherent part of world politics but can also influence IR theory-making. LGBTQ politics have simultaneously gained international...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    By Alison Harvey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sexual Identities and the Media

    An Introduction

    By Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Kathleen Battles

    Sexual Identities and the Media encourages students to examine media as a site of negotiation for how people make sense of their own and others’ sexual identities. Taking a critical/cultural approach, Wendy Hilton-Morrow and Kathleen Battles weave together theory, synthesis of existing research,...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Producing Women

    The Internet, Traditional Femininity, Queerness, and Creativity

    By Michele White

    Producing Women examines the ways femininity is produced through new media. Michele White considers how women are constructed, produce themselves as subjects, form vital production cultures on sites like Etsy, and deploy technological processes to reshape their identities and digital...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Genre, Gender and the Effects of Neoliberalism

    The New Millennium Hollywood Rom Com

    By Betty Kaklamanidou

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    The romantic comedy has long been regarded as an inferior film genre by critics and scholars alike, accused of maintaining a strict narrative formula which is considered superficial and highly predictable. However, the genre has resisted the negative scholarly and critical comments and for the last...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Companion to Media & Gender

    Edited by Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner, Lisa McLaughlin

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide...

    Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities
    Edited by Nadia Kaneva
    To Be Published September 4th 2015
  2. Ecomedia: Key Issues
    Edited by Stephen Rust, Salma Monani, Sean Cubitt
    To Be Published September 15th 2015
  3. Gender, Media, Sport
    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister
    To Be Published September 17th 2015
  4. Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age
    By Jessalynn Keller
    To Be Published October 19th 2015
  5. Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication
    Edited by Lana F. Rakow
    To Be Published November 4th 2015

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