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By Eileen R. Meehan, Ellen Riordan

All of it comes all the way down to intercourse and cash: how the media are equipped, how they paintings, what they are saying, who will get to assert it, and to whom. that's the message this publication delivers-and then parses for its aspiring to society and tradition. Forcefully and persuasively, this groundbreaking quantity makes use of the media to teach how questions of gender and economics are inextricably associated with problems with strength in Western capitalist societies. Integrating political economic climate and feminism, it bargains a brand new knowing of verbal exchange on the own, experiential, institutional, and structural levels-and exposes all of the refined and intricate ways that intercourse and cash are sutured into members' day-by-day lives. members: Robin Andersen, Fordham U; Ellen Balka, Simon Fraser U; Amy Beer; Carolyn M. Byerly, Ithaca collage; Ramona Curry, U of Illinois; Fred Fejes, Florida Atlantic U; Nancy Hauserman, U of Iowa; Mich?le Martin, Carleton U, Canada; Stana Martin, primary Missouri country U; Lisa McLaughlin, Miami U, Ohio; Roopali Mukherjee, Indiana U; Angela R. list; Karen Ross, Coventry U; H. Leslie Steeves, U of Oregon; Angharad N. Valdivia, U of Illinois; Janet Wasko, U of Oregon; and Justin Wyatt. Eileen R. Meehan is affiliate professor of media arts on the college of Arizona. Ellen Riordan is assistant professor of mass conversation at Miami college, Ohio. trade and Mass tradition sequence

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