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Engendering Blame - News Coverage of Violence Against Women (Hardcover)
Engendering Blame - News Coverage of Violence Against Women (Hardcover): Marian Meyers

Engendering Blame - News Coverage of Violence Against Women (Hardcover)

Marian Meyers

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Marian Meyers explores evidence that shows that news coverage in North American cities routinely depicts criminal violence against females differently from the way it depicts violence against males. She argues that this serves to perpetuate traditional, inegalitarian gender stereotyping.

Using original research and qualitative textual analysis, the author discloses the underlying ideology, myths and assumptions within news coverage, and points out the ways in which news broadcasting affects how we view the world and our lives. Meyers advocates a re-examination of crime news from a feminist perspective and a broadening of traditional understandings of the social construction of news to include issues of gender, race and clas

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Imprint: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 1997
Authors: Marian Meyers
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 138
ISBN-13: 978-0-8039-5635-3
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social issues > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social welfare & social services > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies > Multicultural studies > General
LSN: 0-8039-5635-5
Barcode: 9780803956353

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