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Women in Mass Communication Pamela J. Creedon

Women in Mass Communication By Pamela J. Creedon

Women in Mass Communication by Pamela J. Creedon

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This fourth edition of Women in Mass Communication addresses the myriad of changes in media and mass communication disciplines in relation to women over the last five decades.

Women in Mass Communication Summary

Women in Mass Communication: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Pamela J. Creedon

- This volume traces the history of diversity, equity, and inclusion for women in media, enables greater understanding of global discourses and inequities, explores transnational feminism, is critical of underlying structures, and calls for meaningful changes to media systems.
- With particular emphasis on educational and professional approaches to media communication, the book brings together a wide variety of specific topics and connects them through an intersectional feminist lens that values diversity, equity, and inclusion while exposing global misogyny.
- The volume is intentionally structured to include authors from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and generations, and features contributions examining issues in Australia, Burkina Faso, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Kenya, Korea, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

About Pamela J. Creedon

Pamela J. Creedon is Professor Emerita at the University of Iowa, who served as Acting Dean at Zayed University's College of Communication and Media Sciences following her retirement. She started her 35-year academic career at The Ohio State University and began her administrative career as Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University. Editor of the first three editions of Women in Mass Communication, she spent 15 years in the public relations profession before entering academe.

Laura A. Wackwitz is Senior Editor and Director of Cable Creek Publishing. A freelance scholar, her research and documentary videos examine the dynamics inherent to discourse, power, and marginalization. Her work appears in a variety of academic and professional journals, including Women's Studies International Forum, Journal of Communication, Free Speech Yearbook, and Joint Force Quarterly. She co-authored/co-edited Feminist Communication Theory with Lana F. Rakow.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Perspectives 1. Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Misogyny: Challenges in Mass Communication 2. Social Media and Misogyny: A Perilous Landscape 3. The Other: Identity and Difference in Global, Religious, and Gendered Context Part 2: Challenges in the Academy and Profession 4. Misogyny in Academia: The Irreparable Harm of Institutional Abuse 5. All Your Tools Belong to Us: Feminist Uses of Media from the 19th to 21st Century 6. A Socio-Ecological Model of Influence: Pursuing Racial Equity and Inclusion in Public Relations 7. Incongruity of Gender Roles: Media Impact on Women in Science and Health Communication Part 3: Global Realities 8. Gender and Digital Communication in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Feminist Political Economy of Enduring Inequities 9. Social Media's Gendered Affordances for Mobile Migrant Women in the Arabian Gulf 10. Doing Gender: Cultural Differences in the Feminization of PR in Europe 11. Women Journalists and News: Lessons from New Zealand and Australia 12. Unraveling Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The Role for Feminists and Media in Making Progress Last Part 4: Women in Mass Communication Celebration: Honoring Contributions of Colleagues

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Women in Mass Communication: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Pamela J. Creedon
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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