Seeking Equity for Women in Journalism and Mass Communication Education: A 30-year Update

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Ramona R. Rush, Carol E. Oukrop, Pamela J. Creedon
Taylor & Francis, Apr 3, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 484 pages
This volume concentrates on the study and efforts of women and minority men to gain respect and parity in journalism and mass communication, and focuses on trends over the past three decades. Contributions to the volume provide a history of the equity efforts and offer updates on equity in the academy and in the professions. Theoretical and international perspectives on equity are also included, as are the concerns about equity from the new generations now coming into the profession.

This anthology serves as a benchmark of women's current status in journalism and mass communication and provides a call to action for the future. As such, it is required reading for all concerned with establishing equity throughout the discipline.
 

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Contents

History and Context of Educational Equity
2
The Update 30 Years of Equity Struggles
94
Update on the Equity in the Professions
180
Theoretical and International Perspectives on Equity
242
Listening to Concerns About Equity
314
Epilogue
385
A Memorial Tribute to Marion Carpenter White House News Photographer
411
Original 1972 Research Report More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Women in Journalism Education
415
Author Biographies
453
Author Index
467
Subject Index
475
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