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Media, religion and gender : key issues and new challenges / edited by Mia Lovheim.

Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (224 p.)
Series:
Media, Religion and Culture
Media, religion and gender
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Subjects:
Mass media in religion.
Mass media -- Religious aspects.
Women and religion.
Sex role -- Religious aspects.
Sex role.
Mass media.
Religion.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Media, Religion and Gender presents a selection of eminent current scholarship that explores the role gender plays when religion, media use and values in contemporary society interact. The book:surveys the development of research on media, religion and culture through the lens of key theoretical and methodological issues and debates within gender studies.includes case studies drawn from a variety of countries and contexts to illustrate the range of issues, theoretical perspectives and empirical material involved in current work
Contents:
1. Introduction : gender : a blind spot in media, religion and culture? / Mia Lovheim
2. Media and religion through the lens of feminist and gender theory / Mia Lovheim
3. Feminist orientations in the methodologies of the media, religion, and culture field / Lynn Schofield Clark and Grace Chiou
4. Material witnesses : women and the mediation of Christianity / Pamela E. Klassen and Kathryn Lofton
5. Occupying pews, missing in news : Women, religion and journalism / Joyce Smith
6. Danish female fans negotiating romance and spirituality in The twilight saga / Line Nybro Petersen
7. Lwa like me : gender, sexuality and Vodou online / Alexandra Boutros
8. Infertility, blessings, and head coverings : mediated practices of Jewish repentance / Michele Rosenthal
9. Claiming religious authority : Muslim women and new media / Anna Piela
10. Meanings and masculinities / Curtis D. Coats and Stewart M. Hoover
11. Saving grace : television with "something more" / Diane Winston
12. Digital storytelling : empowering feminist and womanist faith formation with young women / Mary E. Hess
13. Media, religion and gender : key insights and future challenges / Mia Lovheim.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Lovheim, Mia, 1968-
ISBN:
0-203-52174-9
1-134-07483-2
OCLC:
847610173
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203521748 doi