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Read online Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media Media critic Douglas deconstructs the ambiguous messages sent to American women via TV programs popular music advertising and nightly news reporting over the last years and fathoms their influence on her own life and the lives of her contemporaries Photos by Susan J. Douglas

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Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media
Title:Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
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ISBN:0812925300
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Number of Pages:349
Category:Non fiction, Feminism, History, Gender, Womens studies, Sociology
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b From the author of i Where the Girls Are i a sharp and irreverent critique of how women are portrayed in today s popular culture b br br Women today are inundated with conflicting messages from the mass media they must either be strong leaders in complete command or sex kittens obsessed with finding and pleasing a man In i Enlightened Sexism i Susan J Douglas one of America s most entertaining and insightful cultural critics takes readers on a spirited journey through the television programs popular songs movies and news coverage of recent years telling a story that is nothing less than the cultural biography of a new generation of American women br br Revisiting cultural touchstones from i Buffy the Vampire Slayer i to i Survivor i to i Desperate Housewives i Douglas uses wit and wisdom to expose these images of women as mere fantasies of female power assuring women and girls that the battle for equality has been won so there s nothing wrong with resurrecting sexist stereotypes all in good fun of course She shows that these portrayals not only distract us from the real world challenges facing women today but also drive a wedge between baby boom women and their millennial daughters br br In seeking to bridge this generation gap Douglas makes the case for casting aside these retrograde messages showing us how to decode the mixed messages that restrict the ambitions of women of all ages And what makes i Enlightened Sexism i such a pleasure to read is Douglas s unique voice as she blends humor with insight and offers an empathetic and sisterly guide to the images so many women love and hate with equal measure, Such organizations as AT amp T General Electric and the U S Navy played major roles in radio s evolution but early press coverage may have decisively steered radio in the direction of mass entertainment Susan J Douglas reveals the origins of a corporate media system that today dominates the content and form of American communication, The inaugural volume in The Television Series focuses on the relationship between the rise of the multi media environment television and electronic media and the decline of the humanities in academia the changing role of print literacy and the disintegration of historical consciousness In analyzing the decline of the humanities on college campuses Marc covers a wide range of issues including political correctness the growing tolerance of academic cheating and institutionalized grade inflation, No description available