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  1. Violence and the Pornographic Imaginary

    The Politics of Sex, Gender, and Aggression in Hardcore Pornography

    By Natalie Purcell

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    No cultural product reveals our collective fascination with sexual violence more candidly than popular heterosexual pornographies. They showcase scenes of intense sexual aggression and cruelty that are gendered in repetitive, patterned configurations—configurations that are designed to arouse....

    Published June 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Media Representations of Gender and Torture Post-9/11

    By Marita Gronnvoll

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this timely book, Gronnvoll offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay, as well as recent popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24). In exposing news media...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Gender and Media Reader

    Edited by Mary Celeste Kearney

    The Gender and Media Reader is an essential text for those interested in gender and media studies, its main topics, debates, and theoretical approaches. The primary objective of this collection is to expand readers’ knowledge of how gender operates within media culture through engagement with...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Feminism, Domesticity and Popular Culture

    Edited by Stacy Gillis, Joanne Hollows

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The relationship between feminism and domesticity has recently come in for renewed interest in popular culture. This collection makes an intervention into the debates surrounding feminism’s contentious relationship with domesticity and domestic femininities in popular culture. It offers an...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Queer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation

    Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity

    By Dustin Bradley Goltz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Through the analysis of over seventy films and thirty television series, ranging from Shortbus, Sweet Home Alabama, and Poseidon to Noah’s Arc, Brothers & Sisters, and Dawson’s Creek, Goltz examines reoccurring narrative structures in popular media that perpetuate the extreme value placed upon...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Homosexuality and Manliness in Postwar Japan

    By Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Japan’s first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (‘The Rose Tribes’), was launched in 1971. Publicly declaring the beauty and normality of homosexual desire, Barazoku electrified the male homosexual world whilst scandalising...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy

    By Julia S. Jordan-Zachery

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy offers a critical analysis of the policy-making process. Jordan-Zachery demonstrates how social meanings surrounding the discourses on crime, welfare and family policies produce and reproduce discursive practices that maintain gender and racial...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Neo-Feminist Cinema

    Girly Films, Chick Flicks, and Consumer Culture

    By Hilary Radner

    What lies behind current feminist discontent with contemporary cinema? Through a combination of cultural and industry analysis, Hilary Radner’s Neo-Feminist Cinema: Girly Films, Chick Flicks and Consumer Culture shows how the needs of conglomerate Hollywood have encouraged an emphasis on...

    Published October 24th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Everyday Pornography

    Edited by Karen Boyle

    Public and academic debate about ‘porn culture’ is proliferating. Ironically, what is often lost in these debates is a sense of what is specific about pornography. By focusing on pornography’s mainstream – contemporary commercial products for a heterosexual male audience – Everyday Pornography...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Iris van der Tuin

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture is an introductory text for students specialising in gender studies. The truly interdisciplinary and intergenerational approach bridges the gap between humanities and the social sciences, and it showcases the academic and social context in which gender studies...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge