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.A 2010 ad for MTM watches depicts a man wearing a dark, military or police-style jacket. ... Not surprisingly, armed services advertisements appear disproportionately on televised sporting events and in sports and ... 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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