Gender, Race, and Class in Media

Gender, Race, and Class in Media

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From gender issues in Desperate Housewives, to race in Ugly Betty, gender biases in video games, and portrayals of the American family in Extreme Makeover, to analyzes of new genres like fandom and social media - no other book is so successful in engaging students in critical media scholarship. By encouraging students to critically analyze those media they already interact with for pleasure, and by editing the articles, Gail Dines and Jean Humez are able to make sophisticated concepts and theories accessible and interesting to undergraduate students.Advertisers can use these signifiers in numerous creative ways to make their products appear manly. A 2010 ad for MTM watches depicts a man wearing a dark, military or police-style jacket. He is wearing ... Although these ads sometimes promote the educational and financial benefits of military service, what theya#39;re really selling to young working-class White males is a vision of ... An ad for Nissan Altima shows the car driving on a rough stone surface, with water spraying all around.

Title:Gender, Race, and Class in Media
Author:Gail Dines, Jean M. Humez
Publisher:SAGE - 2011


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