Talking Back and Acting Out: Women Negotiating the Media Across Culture

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Talking Back and Acting Out is a collection of writing by women who actively negotiate, reconstruct, and re-imagine their identities in opposition to dominant cultural constructions. Stories in the mass media often reduce women to stereotypes grounded in ideas about social class, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and nationality. These media images are not only limiting, but the stories are often couched in victimization and powerlessness. This collection explores individual women's refusal to be reduced to ...

Talking Back and Acting Out: Women Negotiating the Media Across Culture 2002, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820451725

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