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News And Sexuality

Author : Laura Castañeda
ISBN : 9781412909990
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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News and Sexuality: Media Portraits of Diversity is a practical teaching tool that addresses complex and often controversial issues in an engaging and accessible manner for journalism students. Edited by Laura Castañeda and Shannon B. Campbell, this volume contains original material written for this text that equips students with the general knowledge of sexual diversity needed by today's journalists. This comprehensive text includes the history of media coverage of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex issues and covers important contemporary topics in the news that range from cross-dressing to AIDS to same-sex marriage.

Queer Stories Of Europe

Author : Kārlis Vērdiņš
ISBN : 9781443855617
Genre : Social Science
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This is the first volume on the studies of queer identities in Europe to adopt a strong focus on the history of the Baltic region among other countries in Central and East Europe. It unites work by researchers of different European countries that deals with various representations of the queer culture over a period of more than one hundred years. A significant part of the book is dedicated to belletristics, with the contributors offering readings of it with knowledge about ideas circulating in public discourse that have been influential for new discoveries in history, art history, culture studies, communication studies, theology, and narratology, among other fields.

Introducing The New Sexuality Studies

Author : Steven Seidman
ISBN : 9781317449188
Genre : Social Science
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Introducing the New Sexuality Studies is an innovative, reader-friendly anthology of original essays and interviews that introduces the field of sexuality studies to undergraduate students. Examining the social, cultural, and historical dimensions of sexualities, this anthology is designed to serve as a comprehensive textbook for sexualities and gender-related courses at the undergraduate level. The book’s contributors include both well-established scholars, including Patricia Hill Collins, Jeffrey Weeks, Deborah L. Tolman, and C.J. Pascoe, as well as emerging voices in sexuality studies. This collection will provide students of sociology, gender, and sexuality with a challenging and broad introduction to the social study of sexuality that they will find accessible and engaging.

Journalism Ethics

Author : Elliot D. Cohen
ISBN : 0874368731
Genre : Business & Economics
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This timely, multiauthored volume focuses on the major issues that shape journalism ethics today--issues such as objectivity, freedom of the press, privacy, control of news organization by nonmedia concerns, increased diversity in news media outlets, morality, professionalism, and accountability.

Transforming Identities

Author : Amanda L. Berry
ISBN : IND:30000095225409
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Berichterstattung Ber Sexualit T Zwischen Tabuisierung Und Pornografisierung

Author : Tina Knaut
ISBN : 9783842813663
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Inhaltsangabe:Einleitung: Sex is part of life. It would be unrealistic to expect the mass media to ignore it. Whether it causes offence or harm to the public depends critically on how it is portrayed, and on how it is used by individuals . Problemdarstellung: Sexualität war noch nie so omnipräsent wie heute erst recht in den Medien. Wenn man die mediale Verbreitung von Sexualität betrachtet, denkt man unverzüglich an Begriffe wie Überflutung, Allgegenwärtigkeit, Sexualisierung oder gar Pornografisierung. Sexuelle Reize sind aus den Massenmedien, die uns täglich allerorten umgeben, nicht mehr wegzudenken: nackte Frauen in der Werbung oder gleich auf dem Titelblatt einer Zeitung, pornografische Webseiten im Internet, der Erotikfilm im Fernsehen. Die Schlussfolgerung dessen: Die öffentliche Sphäre ist sexualisiert. Unsere Gesellschaft scheint im 21. Jahrhundert so aufgeklärt wie nur möglich; von einem Tabu kann bei dem Thema Sexualität scheinbar nicht mehr gesprochen werden. Doch ist dem wirklich so? Und vor allem: Wie sieht es aus, wenn man die Thematik auf Sexualität und Journalismus eingrenzt? Welche Rolle spielt Sexualität in der Berichterstattung der Medien und somit auch als Inhalt und nicht nur als gerne genutzt Form oder als Nachrichtenfaktor, der Aufmerksamkeit beim Rezipienten erzeugen soll? Oberflächliche Reize finden sich in medialen Darstellungen von Sexualität zur Genüge. Doch abgesehen davon stellt sich die Frage: Werden auch pikante Aspekte und strittige Themen zum Inhalt eines Artikels oder Fernsehbeitrags gemacht? Ein solches Beispiel ist ein Artikel des Magazins NEON in der Ausgabe vom Mai 2005. Darin wird über Asexualität berichtet, ein deviantes Sexualverhalten, dem weder in der Öffentlichkeit noch in den Medien viel Beachtung geschenkt wird. Doch gerade diese Berichterstattung kann beim Leser Sensibilität für das Thema schaffen und gleichzeitig Betroffenen helfen, indem auf Internetforen verwiesen und am Ende des Artikels auch eine Linksammlung angeboten wird. Der Autor Rainer Leurs schreibt: Sich als Asexueller in dieser Welt zu bewegen, das muss ein absurdes Gefühl sein: bestürmt von sexy Werbung, sexy Mode, sexy Musikvideos und 'Sex and the City'. Er meint damit: Unsere Welt ist sexualisiert. Die Medien passen sich an und bemühen sich, das Bild der sexualisierten Welt zu reflektieren, aber erzeugen auf der anderen Seite gerade durch ihre Darstellungen erst diese Sexualisierung. Die Frage bleibt also, ob es [...]

Out

Author : Maciek Nabrdalik
ISBN : 9781620973707
Genre : Photography
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PAPERBACK ORIGINAL From an award-winning documentary photographer, the first book of its kind to portray the LGBTQ community in contemporary Poland Few in the Polish LGBTQ community could have foreseen how quickly this deeply conservative and Catholic country would change since it joined the European Union. Back in 2004, gay rights marches were banned in Warsaw and homosexuality was a taboo subject. Since then, as the economy has grown, the LGBTQ community has become more widely accepted. In OUT, award-winning Warsaw-based photographer Maciek Nabrdalik, whose work has been published in Smithsonian, L’Espresso, Stern,Newsweek, and the New York Times, takes us deep into this community. Exploring issues of identity and citizenship and taking its inspiration from the passport photo format, OUT features dozens of formal color portraits of writers, artists, and people working in a variety of occupations from across Poland. Each is accompanied by a short interview and is shaded to indicate how comfortable that person is with revealing their own sexuality publicly. Intimate and profoundly humane, OUT is a testament to the great strides that can be made in the struggle for LGBTQ rights in a short space of time—a document that will be inspiring to other nations where the queer community does not enjoy the same freedoms. OUT was designed by Emerson, Wajdowicz Studios (EWS).

The Atlas Of Beauty

Author : Mihaela Noroc
ISBN : 9780399579967
Genre : Photography
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Based on the author's online photography project, this stunning collection features portraits of 500 women from more than 50 countries, accompanied by revelatory captions that capture their personal stories. Since 2013 photographer Mihaela Noroc has traveled the world with her backpack and camera taking photos of everyday women to showcase the diversity of beauty all around us. The Atlas of Beauty is a collection of her photographs celebrating women from all corners of the world, revealing that beauty is everywhere, and that it comes in many different sizes and colors. Noroc's colorful and moving portraits feature women in their local communities, ranging from the Amazon rainforest to London city streets, and from markets in India to parks in Harlem, visually juxtaposing the varied physical and social worlds these women inhabit. Packaged as a gift-worthy, hardcover book, The Atlas of Beauty presents a fresh perspective on the global lives of women today.

Sexagon

Author : Mehammed Amadeus Mack
ISBN : 9780823274604
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In contemporary France, particularly in the banlieues of Paris, the figure of the young, virile, hypermasculine Muslim looms large. So large, in fact, it often supersedes liberal secular society's understanding of gender and sexuality altogether. Engaging the nexus of race, gender, nation, and sexuality, Sexagon studies the broad politicization of Franco-Arab identity in the context of French culture and its assumptions about appropriate modes of sexual and gender expression, both gay and straight. Surveying representations of young Muslim men and women in literature, film, popular journalism, television, and erotica as well as in psychoanalysis, ethnography, and gay and lesbian activist rhetoric, Mehammed Amadeus Mack reveals the myriad ways in which communities of immigrant origin are continually and consistently scapegoated as already and always outside the boundary of French citizenship regardless of where the individuals within these communities were born. At the same time, through deft readings of--among other things--fashion photography and online hook-up sites, Mack shows how Franco-Arab youth culture is commodified and fetishized to the point of sexual fantasy. Official French culture, as Mack suggests, has judged the integration of Muslim immigrants from North and West Africa--as well as their French descendants--according to their presumed attitudes about gender and sexuality. More precisely, Mack argues, the frustrations consistently expressed by the French establishment in the face of the alleged Muslim refusal to assimilate is not only symptomatic of anxieties regarding changes to a "familiar" France but also indicative of an unacknowledged preoccupation with what Mack identifies as the "virility cultures" of Franco-Arabs, rendering Muslim youth as both sexualized objects and unruly subjects. The perceived volatility of this banlieue virility serves to animate French characterizations of the "difficult" black, Arab, and Muslim boy--and girl--across a variety of sensational newscasts and entertainment media, which are crucially inflamed by the clandestine nature of the banlieues themselves and non-European expressions of virility. Mirroring the secret and underground qualities of "illegal" immigration, Mack shows, Franco-Arab youth increasingly choose to withdraw from official scrutiny of the French Republic and to thwart its desires for universalism and transparency. For their impenetrability, these sealed-off domains of banlieue virility are deemed all the more threatening to the surveillance of mainstream French society and the state apparatus.

Trans Portraits

Author : Jackson Wright Shultz
ISBN : 9781611688085
Genre : Social Science
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Although transgender people are increasingly represented in academic studies and popular culture, they rarely have the opportunity to add their own voices to the conversation. In this remarkable book, Jackson Shultz records the stories of more than thirty Americans who identify as transgender. They range in age from fifteen to seventy-two; come from twenty-five different states and a wide array of racial, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds; and identify across a vast spectrum of genders and sexualities. Giving voice to a diverse group of individuals, the book raises questions about gender, acceptance, and unconditional love. From historical descriptions of activism to personal stories of discrimination, love, and community, these touching accounts of gender transition shed light on the uncharted territories that lie beyond the gender binary. Despite encounters with familial rejection, drug addiction, and medical malpractice, each account is imbued with optimism and humor, providing a thoughtful look at the daily joys and struggles of transgender life. With an introduction and explanations from the author, this work will appeal to transgender individuals, their significant others, friends, family, and allies; health-care providers, educators, and legal professionals; and anyone questioning their own gender, considering transition, or setting out on their own transition journey.

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