The Edge of Change

The Edge of Change : Women in the Twenty-First-Century Press

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Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 156 x 236 x 28mm | 721.21g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252034481
  • 9780252034480

Table of contents

Acknowledgments; Foreword Ellen Goodman; Introduction June Nicholson; Chapter 1 "The Female Mind: Biology of the 21st Century Woman," Helen E. Fisher; Part I Historical and Contemporary Perspectives; Chapter 2 "Starting On the Cusp ofshow more

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"A much-needed update of existing books on women in the press. The richness of this work lies in its use of accomplished women's own voices to tell of their achievements and their struggles, even into the twenty-first century. Anyone interested in women's history will enjoy this fine book." Kay Mills, author of Changing Channels: The Civil Rights Case That Transformed Televisionshow more

About June O. Nicholson

June O. Nicholson is the associate director of the School of Mass Communication at Virginia Commonwealth University. Pamela J. Creedon is a professor and former director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa. Wanda S. Lloyd is the executive editor of the Montgomery Advertiser and the founding executive director of the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute at Vanderbilt University. Pamela J. Johnson is the executive director of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri.show more