Women's magazines in print and new media

Women's magazines in print and new media - 1 online resource (vii, 244 pages) : illustrations - Routledge research in gender and society ; 53 . - Routledge research in gender and society ; 53. .

Based on a conference held at Cornell University in October, 2013.

Includes bibliographical references and index

Debating the college woman: the Ladies' home journal and middle-class white womanhood, 1890-1920 / Michele Curran Cornell -- What's your face value?: the businessman in 1930s shaving ads / Danielle Wetmore -- Respectable activists: media images of women in the NAACP during the early civil rights era / Caroline Emmons -- When AIDS arrived: HIV/AIDS coverage in essence and cosmopolitan / Ayana Weekley -- Between production and reception. Introduction to Section II / Victoria Pass -- Soul sister journey: Essence magazine and travel columns during the "me" decade / Siobhon Carter-David -- The woman's era: constructing black women's political identity in the late 19th century / Utaukwa Allen -- Beneath the surface and between the lines: lesbian form in postwar Seventeen / Rebecca Burditt -- Blackface en Vogue: racialized representations in the fashion magazine / Julia Brilling -- Encountering Africa in Vogue: Irving Penn's African essays / Victoria Pass -- From creation to cultural analysis. Introduction to Section III / Noliwe Rooks -- "White trash" celebrity: shame and display / Hannah Yelin -- An interview with Kimberly N. Foster, founder and editor-in-chief, For Harriet / Noliwe Rooks and Ashley Black -- #TeamLightSkin vs. #TeamDarkSkin: Colorism on Twitter / Sherri Williams -- An interview with Tamura Lomax, co-founder and editor, the Feminist wire / Noliwe Rooks and Ashley Black -- Women's magazines in print and new media: a bibliography.

This book contributes to our collective understanding of the significance of representations of women and gender in magazines in both their print and online forms. The essays are authored by scholars, writers and cultural producers in fields such as art, film and visual studies, literature, critical race studies, communications, broadcast and print journalism, history, and women and gender studies. Taken as a whole, the volume offers historical breadth and perspectives that are transnational and cross-racial on women in magazines and digital media in a variety of ways. It examines how women are represented, how women have created and produced magazines and how women make meaning of themselves and their world using magazines as key sources of information.

9780367595890 9781315544625 1315544628 9781134832460 113483246X 9781134832538 1134832532 9781134832606 1134832605


Women's periodicals, American--History--20th century--21st century--Congresses.
Women's mass media.
Women--Press coverage.
Sex role in mass media--Congresses.


Electronic books.

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