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Forthcoming Gender Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 forthcoming new books in the subject of Gender — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Women Making Meaning

    New Feminist Directions in Communication

    Edited by Lana F. Rakow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1992. This book captures the dynamic confluence of feminist and communication scholarship by setting out some of the provocative questions that mark this intersection. Several of the essays in the book are theoretical in nature, and consider the changing complexion of the...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Communication and Sex-role Socialization

    Edited by Cynthia Berryman-Fink, Deborah Ballard-Reisch, Lisa H. Newman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1993. The essays in this book collectively seek to illuminate the role of communication and sex-role socialization throughout the life cycle. Section 1 addresses some important issues and behaviours that have an impact on the beginnings of the socialization process. Section...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this collection of essays examines the ways in which popular media re-construct ideas and ideals of femininity in the post-socialist cultural space. The authors explore a comprehensive range of questions including: How have post-socialist women...

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ecomedia

    Key Issues

    Edited by Stephen Rust, Salma Monani, Sean Cubitt

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Ecomedia: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook introducing the burgeoning field of ecomedia studies to provide an overview of the interface between environmental issues and the media globally. Linking the world of media production, distribution, and consumption to environmental understandings,...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Media, Sport

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Despite the position that sport occupies at the centre of public attention, and despite the billions of consumers and immense coverage which it attracts from around the globe, it seems that the media prioritise coverage of only a very small fraction of sporting events, and a few prominent athletes....

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age

    By Jessalynn Keller

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age explores the practices of U.S.-based teenage girls who actively maintain feminist blogs and participate in the feminist blogosphere as readers, writers, and commenters on platforms including Blogspot, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Drawing on...

    To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge