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[ecrea] new book: Gender, Politics, News: A Game of Three Sides

Tue Jan 31 13:49:06 GMT 2017

Gender, Politics, News: A Game of Three Sides
Karen Ross

Dear colleagues - I have a new book just published which I hope is of interest to some of you. Here is the broad description followed by the citation and link to the publisher's website.

Description and ToC
The only contemporary book focusing on the relationships between gender, politics, and news media which takes a global perspective An analysis of political journalism as a practice and the development of the field in terms of gendered workplace cultures Offers a solid framework for understanding women's political representation, including real world case studies of women's campaigns for the top political job across a range of different geographies and contexts Coverage of hot-button issues, such as political scandal and the role of new and social media in politics and elections, makes this a highly relevant and current work with resonances for a wide audience.

1 Introduction 1
2 Women and Politics: Then and Now 11
3 Women in the Boyzone 31
4 Women, Politics, and Campaign Coverage: More (or Less) Bad News 55
5 Girls on Top? Winning and Losing the Political Crown 81
6 Behind Every Great Man (or Occasionally Woman): The Political Spouse 117
7 Scandalicious: The Politics of Scandal and the Scandal of Politics 147
8 Conclusions 179

Karen Ross (2017) Gender, Politics, News: A Game of Three Sides/. Wiley-Blackwell.
ISBN 978 1 118 56164 5  -

Karen Ross
Professor of Gender and Media
School of Arts and Cultures
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

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