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Directory : TV & Radio : Television and Gender

Articles

Bailey, Rachel (nd) 'Buffy: Television Fantasy and Gendered Readings' [link added 7/6/02]

Beasley, Elena (nd) 'Children, Television and Gender Roles'

Brown, Mary Ellen & Linda Barwick (nd) 'Soap Opera and Women's Culture' (Continuum)

Capecchi, Saveria & Cristina Demaria (nd) 'Gender Representation in the News' [link added 27/7/01]

Chandler, Daniel (nd) 'Notes on "The Gaze"' [link added 30/6/98]

Chandler, Daniel (nd) 'Television and Gender Roles' [link added 23/10/97]

Craig, R Stephen (nd) 'The Effect of Television Day Part on Gender Portrayals in Television Commercials: A Content Analysis' (A Review) [link added 14/10/97]

Griffiths, Merris & Daniel Chandler (nd) 'Gendered Editing and Camerawork Techniques in Advertisements for Children’s Toys on British Television' [link added 2/9/98]

Harper, Paul (nd) 'The Portrayal of Women on Television' [link added 18/1/99]

Harte, Lyn (nd) 'Television, Gender Stereotypes and Young Viewers: A Case Study of an Eight-Year-Old Boy' (Undergraduate Dissertation) [link added 27/4/98]

Ingham, Helen (nd) 'Children, Television and Gender Roles'

Ingham, Helen (nd) 'The Portrayal of Women on Television'

Kaplan, E Ann (nd) 'Feminist Criticism and Television' [link added 23/7/01]

Kolbe, Richard H & Darrell Meuhling (nd) 'Gender Roles and Children's Television Advertising' (A Review) [link added 14/10/97]

McEachern, Charmaine (nd) 'Television and the Construction of Masculinity' (Continuum)

Sarin, Mei-Ling I (nd) 'The Impact of Single Women in Situation Comedies on College Male's Perceptions of Women' [link added 13/5/98]

Sinclair, David (nd) 'Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Characters on Star Trek: How Much Longer Do We Have to Wait?' [link added 23/7/01]

Warhol, Robyn R (nd) 'Feminine Intensities: Soap Opera Viewing as a Technology of Gender' (Genders Online Journal) [link added 23/7/01]

Welch, Renate L et al. (nd) 'Subtle Sex-Role Cues in Children's Commercials' (A Review)

Wood, Matthew (nd) 'The Portrayal of Gays and Lesbians on TV, and How Viewers React'

Wyatt, David (nd) 'Gay/Lesbian TV Characters'

Recommended Reading

Cohan, Steven & Ina Rae Hark (1992): Screening the Male. London: Routledge

Condry, John (1989): The Psychology of Television. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum

Craig, Steve (1992): Men, Masculinity and the Media. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Dines, Gail & Jean M Humez (Eds.) (1994): Gender, Race and Class in Media. Newbury Park: Sage

Gunter, Barrie (1995): Television and Gender Representation. London: John Libbey

Macdonald, Myra (1995): Representing Women. London: Arnold

Morley, David (1986): Family Television. London: Routledge

Screen Editorial Collective (1992): The Sexual Subject. London: Routledge

Other links

Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media (UK)

Examine some of the ways in which gays and/or lesbians are portrayed on television, and explore some of the ways in which viewers react to such images. (Assignment Reading List) [link added 23/11/98]

Examine some of the ways in which men are portrayed on television, and explore some of the ways in which viewers react to such images. (Assignment Reading List) [link added 23/11/98]

Examine some of the ways in which women are portrayed on television, and explore some of the ways in which viewers react to such images. (Assignment Reading List) [link added 23/11/98]

Offer a critical review of the available evidence concerning what influence television may have on the development of children's understanding of gender roles and of their own gender identities. (Assignment Reading List) [link added 23/11/98]

Research into soap opera viewers has concentrated on female viewers. Conduct your own study into what men enjoy about soap operas, interviewing in depth at least 6 regular male viewers. (Assignment Reading List) [link added 23/11/98]

Some media scholars have argued that differences in television viewing style may be related to gender. Assess the evidence. (Assignment Reading List) [link added 23/11/98]

Television and Gender Roles (Reading List) [link added 1/12/98]

See also

Gender
Film and Gender
Gender and Advertising
Representation
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