Media, Gender and Identity: An Introduction by David Gauntlett

By David Gauntlett

Popular media current an enormous array of news approximately men and women. What influence do those pictures and concepts have on people’s identities?

The new version of Media, Gender and identification is a hugely readable advent to the connection among media and gender identities this day. totally revised and up-to-date, together with new case reviews and a brand new bankruptcy, it considers quite a lot of examine and gives new methods for pondering the media’s effect on gender and sexuality.

David Gauntlett discusses video clips reminiscent of Knocked Up and Spiderman 3, men’s and women’s magazines, television exhibits, self-help books, YouTube video clips, and extra, to teach how the media play a task within the shaping of person self-identities.

The publication includes:

  • a comparison of gender representations some time past and this present day, from James Bond to Ugly Betty

  • an advent to key theorists akin to Judith Butler, Anthony Giddens and Michel Foucault

  • an define of inventive ways, the place identities are explored with video, drawing, or Lego bricks

  • a Companion site with additional articles, interviews and chosen hyperlinks, at:

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