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by Dafna Lemish


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She serves as the Dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Lemish is Associate Dean for Programs at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Children and television: A global perspective. Screening gender on children's television: the views of producers around the world. Journal of health communication 13 (5), 434-449, 2008.

Screening gender in children's TV: The views of producers around the world. Children and television: A Global perspective. New York and Abingdon: Routledge. Lemish, . & Schejter, A. (2008). The wonder phone in the land of miracles: Mobile telephony in Israel. Newark, NJ: Hampton Press. Oxford, UK: Blackwell. Lemish, D. & Götz, M. (Ed.

It examines how gender images presented to children on television are intertwined with important existential and . Chapter 2. Studying producers of quality television around the globe: Methodological issues Chapter 3. What does gender mean?

It examines how gender images presented to children on television are intertwined with important existential and cultural concerns that occupy the social agenda worldwide, including the promotion of education for girls, prevention of HIV/AIDS and domestic violence and caring for ‘neglected’ boys who lack healthy masculine role models, as well as confronting the pressures of the beauty myth. What does gender mean?

Götz, M. & Lemish, D. (2012). Sexy Girls, Heroes and Funny Losers: Gender representations in children´s TV around the world (pp. 151-168). New York: Peter Lang.

Götz, M. Gender representations in children's television worldwide: A comparative study of 24 countries. In M. Götz & D. Lemish (Ed., Sexy girls, heroes and funny losers: Gender representations in children's TV around the world (pp. 9-48). Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang. 10 unbelievable facts you didn't know about redheads. Taking control: Hair red, black, gold, and nut-brown.

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Normal View MARC View ISBD View . Screening gender on children's television : the views of producers around the world /. by Lemish, Dafna, Published by : Routledge, (London :) Physical details: xvii, 222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0415482062 Subject(s): Television and children. Children's television programs %Social aspects Based on the author's interviews with 135 producers of children's television from 65 countries, the book discusses the role television plays in the lives of young people and, more specifically, in developing gender identity. Includes bibliographical references (p. -213) and index.

Screening Gender on Children’s Television offers readers insights into the transformations taking place in the presentation of gender portrayals in television productions aimed at younger audiences. It goes far beyond a critical analysis of the existing portrayals of gender and culture by sharing media professionals’ action-oriented recommendations for change that would promote gender equity, social diversity and the wellbeing of children.

Incorporating the author’s interviews with 135 producers of children’s television from 65 countries, this book discusses the role television plays in the lives of young people and, more specifically, in developing gender identity. It examines how gender images presented to children on television are intertwined with important existential and cultural concerns that occupy the social agenda worldwide, including the promotion of education for girls, prevention of HIV/AIDS and domestic violence and caring for ‘neglected’ boys who lack healthy masculine role models, as well as confronting the pressures of the beauty myth.

Screening Gender on Children’s Television also explores how children’s television producers struggle to portray issues such as sex/sexuality and the preservation of local cultures in a profit-driven market which continually strives to reinforce gender segregation. The author documents pro-active attempts by producers to advance social change, illustrating how television can serve to provide positive, empowering images for children around the world.

Screening Gender on Children’s Television is an accessible text which will appeal to a wide audience of media practitioners as well as students and scholars. It will be useful on a range of courses, including popular culture, gender, television and media studies. Researchers will also be interested in the breadth of this cross-cultural study and its interviewing methodology.

Screening Gender on Children's Television: The Views of Producers around the World epub download

ISBN13: 978-0415482059

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Author: Dafna Lemish

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Language: English

Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (April 8, 2010)

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