Globalization, Gender, and Media

Globalization, Gender, and Media : Formations of the Sexual and Violence in Understanding Globalization

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This book explores the emergence of "sexy violence" imagery in the global media and focuses on how such imagery is used to advance particular interpretations regarding globalization and the role of gender in such projects. The cases analyzed range from serious news journalism and film to social media spectacles, brought under the umbrellas of media production, contents, and perception.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 152 pages
  • 158 x 232 x 18mm | 379.99g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739170376
  • 9780739170373

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An interesting and engaging new contribution to the study of 'sexy violence'. At a moment when boundaries between public and private, bodies and technologies, and media producers and consumers are breaking down, Parikka brings a fresh perspective to debates about gender and the media, with a strong focus on globalization. -- Rosalind Gill, City University Londonshow more

About Tuija Parikka

Tuija Parikka is assistant professor and director of the Communication Arts Program at St. John's University.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Sexy Violence in the Global Media Chapter 2: Globalization of the Intimate Sphere and Gender in Media Production Chapter 3: Globalization of the Sexual and Gender in the Mainstream Media Chapter 4: Globalization of the Sexual and Gender in Social Media Chapter 5: Globalization of the Body and Gender in Media Perception Chapter 6: Reconfiguring Globalization of Gender in the Mediashow more