New PDF release: Media, Religion and Gender: Key Issues and New Challenges

By Mia Lövheim

ISBN-10: 0415504732

ISBN-13: 9780415504737

Media, faith and Gender offers a range of eminent present scholarship that explores the position gender performs whilst faith, media use and values in modern society engage. The book:

  • surveys the advance of study on media, faith and tradition in the course of the lens of key theoretical and methodological concerns and debates inside gender studies.
  • includes case reviews drawn from quite a few international locations and contexts to demonstrate the variety of concerns, theoretical views and empirical fabric curious about present work
  • outlines new parts and displays on demanding situations for the future.

Students of media, faith and gender at complex point will locate this a helpful source, as will students and researchers operating during this vital and starting to be field.

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1997) “Everyday Miracles, The Study of Lived Religion,” in D. ) Lived Religion in America: Toward a History of Practice, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. 3–21. 40 Schippert, C. (2007) “Saint Mychal: A Virtual Saint,” Journal of Media and Religion 6(2): 109–132. M. , Lundby, K. and Salokangas, R. (eds) (2006) Implications of the Sacred in (Post) Modern Media, Gothenburg: Nordicom. Warren, H. (2002) “The Bible Tells Me So: Depictions of Race, Gender, and Authority in Children’s Videos,” Journal of Media and Religion 1(3): 167–179.

Joyce Smith, in her chapter “Occupying pews, missing in news: women, religion and journalism,” surveys the ways in which women are represented in Canadian news reporting about religion, as well as how women as journalists report on religion. Drawing on the history of beat reporting, she suggests that changes in the so-called “softer” news reporting 30 and current trends of digital and transmedia journalism present new opportunities for stories about women and religion. By showing how media representations of women and religion connect and collide with broader trends in news journalism this chapter speaks to researchers as well as media professionals working with media, religion and gender.

And Lefebvre, D. (eds) (2009) Women and Religion: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies, Abingdon: Routledge. Lynch, G. ) (2007) Between Sacred and Profane, Researching Religion and Popular Culture, London: Tauris. , Mitchell, J. and Strhan, A. (2011) Religion, Media and Culture: A Reader, London and New York: Routledge. F. (1984) The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge, Manchester: Manchester University Press. Lövheim, M. ” Paper presented to the 6th international conference on Media, Religion and Culture, São Paulo, Brazil, August 11–14, 2008.

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