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Girls Sexualities and the Media - Kate Harper
Girls Sexualities and the Media
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This anthology provides exciting, innovative research focused on the construction of adolescent girls' sexuality in the media. The volume includes a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives from the humanities and the social sciences, addressing how girls and others respond to, work... show more
This anthology provides exciting, innovative research focused on the construction of adolescent girls' sexuality in the media. The volume includes a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives from the humanities and the social sciences, addressing how girls and others respond to, work with, and even resist prevailing media representations of girls' sexualities and how they use contemporary media as a form of sexual expression. The authors consider a wide array of sexual attitudes, behaviors, and expressions not commonly seen in the sexualities literature, including the voices of other girls whose voices are often ignored, particularly racial/ethnic minority and indigenous girls, sexual minorities, and girls from non-U.S. settings. The use of ethnographic data, in conjunction with media analysis techniques, provides a unique approach to the media studies genre, which tends to highlight an analysis of media content, as opposed to the ways in which media is used in everyday life.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781433122750 (1433122758)
Pages no: 297
Edition language: English
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