Race, Gender, Media: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers

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Rebecca Ann Lind
Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Social Science - 372 pages
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Back Cover Copy: "Race/Gender/Media" contains 44 different readings that help students to think critically about issues of race and gender in the media. The readings address a multitude of topics in three major sections: Production, Content, and Audience, and approach the matter of race and gender in the media from rhetorical, social scientific, and critical/cultural perspectives. The author places a strong emphasis on introducing the material in the text and orienting the student to the content through overviews, context-specific introductions, and descriptions of each reading.


  • "It's Your Turn" feature at the end of every reading includes discussion questions and activities to encourage students' active engagement in the material.
  • Introductory paragraphs that begin each reading help set the stage for the material to follow, facilitating student involvement and understanding.
  • Introductions to the three main sections of the book help frame each section and highlight the relationships among the readings.
  • Relevant books, articles, and web resources are provided in the text's appendix.

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