Race, Gender, Media

Race, Gender, Media

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Back Cover Copy: qRace/Gender/Mediaq contains 44 different readings that help students to think critically about issues of race and gender in the media. The readings address a multitude of topics in three major sections: Production, Content, and Audience, and approach the matter of race and gender in the media from rhetorical, social scientific, and critical/cultural perspectives. The author places a strong emphasis on introducing the material in the text and orienting the student to the content through overviews, context-specific introductions, and descriptions of each reading. Features qIt's Your Turnq feature at the end of every reading includes discussion questions and activities to encourage students' active engagement in the material. Introductory paragraphs that begin each reading help set the stage for the material to follow, facilitating student involvement and understanding. Introductions to the three main sections of the book help frame each section and highlight the relationships among the readings. Relevant books, articles, and web resources are provided in the text's appendix.Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers Rebecca Ann Lind. The future of video gaming lies in game designersa#39; ability to create increasingly realistic virtual environments. ... What remains to be seen is whether images of women, which in the past were nearly absent from virtual worlds, will evolveanbsp;...

Title:Race, Gender, Media
Author:Rebecca Ann Lind
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2004


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