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Media depictions of brides, wives, and mothers / edited by Alena Amato Ruggerio
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012
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Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  P94.5.W65 M43 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women in mass media
Sex role in mass media
Physical Description ix, 245 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pt.I Television : Domesticating matrimonial monstrosity : Bridezillas and narratives of feminine containment / Alyssa Ann Samek -- The reality of televised motherhood : the personal quest and feminine test of Kate Gosselin / Mary Frances Casper, Deneen Gilmour -- Marriage, friendship, and scandal : constructing a typology of media representation of women in Desperate housewives / Paula Hopeck, Rebecca K. Ivic -- Ancient archetypes in modern media / Deborah A. Macey -- Christian patriarchy lite : TLC's 19 kids and counting / Christy Ellen Mesaros-Winckles -- Pt.II Film : Punishing unfaithful wives and working mothers : messages of postfeminism in contemporary film / Erika M. Thomas -- Love and lack : media, witches, and normative gender roles / Victoria L. Godwin -- Head above water : applying Nussbaum's "capabilities approach" in Deepa Mehta's 2005 film / Lauren J. DeCarvalho -- Pt.III News coverage : Feminine style and militant motherhood in antiwar discourse : Cindy Sheehan as grieving mother and/or left-leaning radical / Heidi E. Hamilton -- Grisly mama : carnivorous media coverage of Sarah Palin / Alena Amato Ruggerio -- "Stand by your man" revisited : political wives and scandal / Hinda Mandell -- "Taking care of the children and the country" : Nancy Pelosi and the trope of motherhood in partisan and mainstream media / Sheryl L. Cunningham -- Local media madness : how one city's media helped perpetuate the myth of the "perfect" coach's wife / Diana L. Tucker -- Who's framing whom? Michele Bachmann and the (primary) politics of motherhood / Ann E. Burnette -- Pt.IV Internet : Momtinis, not martyrs : examining 'anti-mom' blogs, muted groups, standpoints, and the struggle over motherhood / Rita L. Rahoi-Gilchrest -- Love thy mother? Traitorous constructions of motherhood in "Outsmart Mother Nature with Tampax" campaign / Dacia Charlesworth -- Taking the audience perspective : online fan commentary about the brides of Mad Men and their weddings / Lynne M. Webb, Marceline Thompson Hayes, Hao-Chieh Chang, Marcia M. Smith
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Alternate Author Ruggerio, Alena Amato, 1975-

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