The Female Gaze: Women as Viewers of Popular Culture

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Lorraine Gamman, Margaret Marshment
Women's Press, 1988 - Body image - 224 pages
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In this collection of essays, leading cultural commentators and journalists explore what different media images mean to women and the influence women have had on what we read, hear and see.

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In Defence of Happy
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About the author (1988)

Lorraine Gamman is Professor of Design, at Central Saint Martins (CSM) College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts London (UAL), where she has taught design and contextual studies since 1989. She is also currently a Visiting Professor and Research Associate at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Australia. Gamman has published widely on visual culture and design, including co-authored academic books, articles and critical reviews. In her spare time from the day job (which is limited) she is currently writing a crime novel. It is set both in Old Hoxton, where she was born (and still has many family connections) and today's "New Hoxton," a few miles down the road from Stoke Newington, where she lives with her partner and daughter.

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