Prelims

Gender and the Media: Women’s Places

ISBN: 978-1-78754-330-0, eISBN: 978-1-78754-329-4

ISSN: 1529-2126

Publication date: 12 November 2018

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(2018), "Prelims", Segal, M.T. and Demos, V. (Ed.) Gender and the Media: Women’s Places (Advances in Gender Research, Vol. 26), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-xiii. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1529-212620180000026015

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Gender and the Media

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Advances in Gender Research

Series Editors: Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos

Recent Volumes:

Volume 11 Sustainable Feminisms – Edited by Sonita Sarker, 2007
Volume 12 Advancing Gender Research from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries – Edited by Vasilikie Demos and Marcia Texler Segal, 2008
Volume 13 Perceiving Gender Locally, Globally, and Intersectionally – Edited by Vasilikie Demos and Marcia Texler Segal, 2009
Volume 14 Interactions and Intersections of Gendered Bodies at Work, at Home, and at Play – Edited by Marcia Texler Segal, 2010
Volume 15 Analyzing Gender, Intersectionality, and Multiple Inequalities: Global, Transnational and Local Contexts – Edited by Esther Ngan-Ling Chow, Marcia Texler Segal and Lin Tan, 2011
Volume 16 Social Production and Reproduction at the Interface of Public and Private Spheres – Edited by Marcia Texler Segal, Esther Ngan-Ling Chow and Vasilikie Demos, 2012
Volume 17 Notions of Family: Intersectional Perspectives – Edited by Marla H. Kohlman, Dana B. Krieg and Bette J. Dickerson, 2013
Volume 18 A Gendered Perspectives on Conflict and Violence: Part A – Edited by Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos, 2013
Volume 18 B Gendered Perspectives on Conflict and Violence: Part B – Edited by Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos, 2014
Volume 19 Gender Transformation in the Academy – Edited by Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos, 2014
Volume 20 At The Center: Feminism, Social Science and Knowledge – Edited by Vasilikie Demos and Marcia Texler Segal, 2015
Volume 21 Gender and Race Matter: Global Perspectives on Being a Woman – Edited by Shaminder Takhar, 2016
Volume 22 Gender and Food: From Production to Consumption and After – Edited by Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos, 2016
Volume 23 Discourses of Gender and Sexual Inequality: The Legacy of Sanra L. Bem – Edited by Marcia Texler Segal and Vasilikie Demos, 2017
Volume 24 Gender Panic, Gender Policy – Edited by Vasilikie Demos and Marcia Texler Segal, 2017
Volume 25 Marginalized Mothers, Mothering from the Margins – Edited by: Tiffany L. Taylor and Katrina R. Bloch, 2018

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Advances in Gender Research Volume 26

Gender and the Media: Women’s Places

Marcia Texler Segal

Indiana University Southeast, USA

Vasilikie Demos

University of Minnesota-Morris, USA

United Kingdom – North America – Japan India – Malaysia – China

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Contents

Editorial Boardv ii
Series Editor Biographies ix
Contributor Biographies xi
Women’s Places: An Introduction to Gender and the Media
Vasilikie Demos and Marcia Texler Segal
1
Part I Agency Affirming Places
Chapter 1 War, Culture, and Agency Among Sahrawi Women Refugees: A Photo-Essay
Amira Karaoud
15
Chapter 2 From “Old Boy” To “Gender Progressive”: The Shifting Gender Story of Funeral Work in Trade Journal Publications
Sarah B. Donley
29
Chapter 3 “Punk Fairytale”: Popular Music, Media, and the (Re)Production of Gender
Paula Guerra, Luiza Bittencourt and Gabriela Gelain
49
Chapter 4 “Trappin’ Ain’t Shit to Me”: How Undergraduate Students Construct Meaning Around Race, Gender, and Sexuality Within Hip-Hop
Andrea N. Hunt
69
Part II Overtly Hostile or Agency-Denying Places
Chapter 5 Truth, Justice, Boobs: Gender in Comic Book Culture
Trisha L. Crawshaw
89
Chapter 6 What a B!tch!: Cyber Aggression Toward Women of Color
Diane Felmlee, Paulina Inara Rodis and Sara Chari Francisco
105
Chapter 7 Mainstreaming Gender, Endangered, Ungendered? Analysis of Media Reports of the 2012 Case of Rape in India
Soma Chaudhuri, Preethi Krishnan and Mangala Subramaniam
125
Chapter 8 Images of Trafficked Women: A Case Study ofMedia and Social Science Discourse in Moldova, 2003–2008
Rodica Lisnic and Anna Zajicek
141
Part III Covertly Negating Places
Chapter 9 Mortality Salience, Terror Management, and Hollywood Film: Theorizing on the Absence of Anorexia as a Subject in US Mainstream Movies
Tina L. Margolis, Julie Lauren Rones and Ariela Algaze
165
Chapter 10 Who is the American Girl? Analyzing Difference in American Girl Advice Books
Victoria G. Velding and Alexis P. Hilling
183
Chapter 11 Gender and Critical Evaluation in Popular Music
Vaughn Schmutz, Sarah H. Pollock and Jordan S. Bendickson
197
Index 217

Editorial board

  • Miriam Adelman

    Universidade Federal do

    Parana´, Brazil

  • Franca Bimbi

    Universita Degli Studi di

    Padova, Italy

  • Max Greenberg

    University of Southern California,

    USA

  • Marla Kohlman

    Kenyon College, USA

  • Chika Shinohara

    Momoyama Gakuin University

    (St. Andrew’s University), Japan

  • Tiffany Taylor

    Kent State University, USA

Series Editor Biographies

Marcia Texler Segal, Professor of Sociology and Dean for Research Emerita, Indiana University Southeast, USA, is co-editor of this series and Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class: Readings for a Changing Landscape. Past President of the North Central Sociological Association, she co-chairs the American Sociological Association Opportunities in Retirement Network.

Vasilikie Demos, Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of Minnesota-Morris, USA, is co-editor of this series, Past President of the North Central Sociological Association and Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), a recipient of the Harriet Martineau Sociological Society Award, and Chair of the SWS Subcommittee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Contributor Biographies

Ariela Algaze is a Sophomore at Stanford University in the USA. Her primary research interests include art history and literature. As a budding scholar and activist, she is particularly interested in the social and philosophical implications of art and media.

Jordan S. Bendickson is a graduate student in Sociology at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA. Her areas of interest include gender, culture, families, and identity. She is currently researching stay-at-home fathers and adjustment to non-traditional family roles.

Luiza Bittencourt is a Ph.D. student in Communication at Fluminense Federal University, Brazil and University of Porto, Portugal. She is also an Associate Researcher at LabCult of Fluminense Federal University (Brazil) and at More Than Loud from Feira de Santana Federal University, Brazil and University of Porto, Portugal and also to.

Soma B. Chaudhuri is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University, USA. She is currently working on a project that looks at how women participants in various empowerment programs use their skills to fight violence against women. The project is located in Gujarat, India.

Trisha L. Crawshaw is a Doctoral Candidate in the Sociology Department at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA. Her research interests include gender and sexuality, youth studies, popular culture, social movements, and resistance narratives.

Sarah B. Donley is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Jacksonville State University in the USA. Her research interests include gender, work, culture, and social stratification with a focus on understanding how occupational gender-typing changes as occupations feminize. She has published in Sex Roles, the Journal for Applied Social Sciences, and The Qualitative Report.

Diane Felmlee, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology at Pennsylvania State University, USA, with interests in social networks, gender, social psychology, and close relationships. Her research concerns the interpersonal connections of peer aggression, friendship, and intimate relationships. Her recent articles appear in American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and Sex Roles.

Sara Chari Francisco is a Graduate Student in Sociology and Social Data Analytics at Pennsylvania State University, USA. Her research and teaching interests include social stratification, race/ethnicity, social networks, social media, and health disparities.

Gabriela Gelain holds a master’s degree in Communication at the University of Rio dos Sinos Valley – UNISINOS, Brazil. She participates in the KISMIF Conference Dissemination Committee. Actually, she conducts workshops about fanzines and riot grrrls and participates as an Insider Researcher at Girls Rock Camp Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Paula Guerra, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology at Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto. She is a Researcher in Institute of Sociology University of Porto, Portugal and at the Griffith Center for Social and Cultural Research, Australia. She is a Founder and Coordinator of the KISMIF Project (http://www.punk.pt/pt/) and KISMIF Conference (http://www.kismifconference.com/en/). She is the founder and coordinator of the “More Than Loud” and “Todas as Artes - e carácter luso-brasileiro” Research Groups.

Alexis P. Hilling is a Graduate Student at Kent State University, USA. Her interests include gender (femininity and masculinity), rural inequalities, and interpersonal violence.

Andrea N. Hunt is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of North Alabama, USA. Her research and teaching focuses on youth outcomes, race and ethnicity, gender, hip-hop culture, and social justice. As a Violence Prevention Educator, she delivers bystander intervention training for students.

Paulina Inara Rodis is a Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at Pennsylvania State University, USA, where she earned her M.A. in Sociology and Demography. Her research and teaching interests include race/ethnicity, gender, identities, social networks, close relationships, social media, as well as intersectional and social psychological theory.

Amira Karaoud, an Anthropology Master’s Student at the University of Louisville, USA, and taking a year certificate “New Media Narrative” at the International Center of Photography NY. Karaoud focuses on visual anthropology, gender, and migration. she has been advocating for women’s, immigrant and refugees’ rights for the last five years through photography which she has shown nationally and internationally. More of her works are available at www.amiraart.com.

Preethi Krishnan is a Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at Purdue University, USA. Her research areas are inequality, social movements, and development. Her dissertation examines women’s claims for food, nutrition, and care in India. She has published in Current Sociology, Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, and The Global South.

Rodica Lisnic is a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA. Rodica has a master’s in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Arkansas. Her research is concerned with gender inequality, social policy, and institutional transformation.

Tina L. Margolis holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Tisch School of the Arts, USA. Her articles have appeared in The Drama Review, American Women Writers, Women and Performance, Afterimage, and Theatre Design and Technology. She is an Adjunct Professor of English at SUNY Westchester Community College in the USA.

Sarah H. Pollock is a Lecturer in the Sociology Department at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA. She specializes in gender and sexuality studies with a focus on health, embodiment, and popular culture. Her research examines gendered healthism and the cultural (re)production of knowledge.

Julie Lauren Rones, holds a B.A. summa cum laude in Psychology from New York University and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University. She is completing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Yeshiva and holds a PostDoc in Psychology at the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC.

Vaughn Schmutz is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA. He studies processes of classification, evaluation, and consecration in the cultural fields of music and heritage.

Mangala Subramaniam is a Professor of Sociology and Chair and Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence at Purdue University, USA. Her research addresses social inequality in global contexts – gender, race, caste, class, and their intersections – and the dynamics of state and social movements.

Victoria G. Velding holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Wayne State University. Her research interests are in social stratification, femininity and masculinity, heteronormativity, and intersectionality. Her primary research focus is on gender and sexuality construction and performance in tweens.

Anna Zajicek is a Professor of Sociology and Department Chair in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA. Her scholarship has been devoted to the intersectionality of social inequalities, institutional transformation, problem definition, and the social construction of target populations.