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Author Ruggerio, Alena Amato
Title Media Depictions of Brides, Wives, and Mothers
Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2012
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I Television -- Chapter 1 Domesticating Matrimonial Monstrosity: Bridezillas and Narratives of Feminine Containment -- Chapter 2 The Reality of Televised Motherhood: The Personal Quest and Feminine Test of Kate Gosselin -- Chapter 3 Marriage, Friendship, and Scandal: Constructing a Typology of Media Representations of Women in Desperate Housewives -- Chapter 4 Ancient Archetypes in Modern Media -- Chapter 5 Christian Patriarchy Lite: TLC's 19 Kids and Counting -- PART II Film -- Chapter 6 Punishing Unfaithful Wives and Working Mothers: Messages of Postfeminism in Contemporary Film -- Chapter 7 Love and Lack: Media, Witches, and Normative Gender Roles -- Chapter 8 Head Above Water: Applying Nussbaum's "Capabilities Approach" to Deepa Mehta's 2005 Film -- PART III News Coverage -- Chapter 9 Feminine Style and Militant Motherhood in Antiwar Discourse: Cindy Sheehan as Grieving Mother and/or Left-Leaning Radical -- Chapter 10 Grisly Mama: Carnivorous Media Coverage of Sarah Palin1 -- Chapter 11 "Stand by Your Man" Revisited: Political Wives and Scandal -- Chapter 12 "Taking Care of the Children and the Country": Nancy Pelosi and the Trope of Motherhood in Partisan and Mainstream Media -- Chapter 13 Local Media Madness: How One City's Media Helped Perpetuate the Myth of the "Perfect" Coach's Wife -- Chapter 14 Who's Framing Whom? Michele Bachmann and the (Primary) Politics of Motherhood -- PART IV Internet -- Chapter 15 Momtinis, Not Martyrs: Examining 'Anti-Mom' Blogs, Muted Groups, Standpoints, and the Struggle over Motherhood -- Chapter 16 Love Thy Mother? Traitorous Constructions of Motherhood in the "Outsmart Mother Nature with Tampax" Campaign -- Chapter 17 Taking the Audience Perspective: Online Fan Commentary about the Brides of Mad Men and Their Weddings -- Contributors -- About the Editor
Media Depictions of Brides, Wives, and Mothers, edited by Alena Amato Ruggerio, explores how television, film, the internet, and other media variously perpetuate gender stereotypes. The contributors to this volume bring a variety of feminist rhetorical and media criticism approaches from across the communication discipline to their analyses of how media shape our expectations of the performance of women's domestic roles
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ruggerio, Alena Amato Media Depictions of Brides, Wives, and Mothers Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2012 9780739193044
Subject Sex role in mass media
Electronic books
Alt Author Burnette, Ann E
Casper, Mary Frances
Chang, Hao-Chieh
Charlesworth, Dacia
Cunningham, Sheryl L
DeCarvalho, Lauren J
Gilmour, Deneen
Godwin, Victoria L
Hamilton, Heidi E
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