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Copyright 2023, 4th Edition


ISBN: 978-1-032-32683-2


ISBN: 978-1-032-32231-5


ISBN: 978-1-003-31619-0

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Women in Mass Communiation:

Diversity, Equity, and  Inclusion

Pamela J. Creedon & Laura A. Wackwitz

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The fourth edition of Women in Mass Communication: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion brings together authors from the prior three editions with new co-authors to contribute a synthesis of multigenerational, multinational, and multicultural perspectives and original research. The authors represent more than 15 countries as citizens or residents, adding international insight and perspectives on global inequities and misogynistic practices. 

Contributors: Linda Aldoory, Shoaa Almalki, Julie L. Andsager, Irene Awino, Carolyn M. Byerly, Pamela J. Creedon, Stine Eckert, Ivy Fofie, Susan Fountaine, Romy Fröhlich, Zoe Hurley, Diana Johnston, Sue Kaufman, Yeon Kyeong Erin Kim-Cho, Candace P. Parrish, Lana F. Rakow, Angela Romano, H. Leslie Steeves, Linda Steiner, Catherine Strong, Elizabeth L. Toth, Carolina Velloso, Laura A. Wackwitz


Topics: DEI, Misogyny, Feminism, Racism, Anti-Racism, Heterosexism, Hierarchies, LGBTQ+, Gender Parity, Media Forms

DOI: 10.4324/9781003316190

Chapters: Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Misogyny: Challenges in Mass Communication | Social Media and Misogyny: A Perilous Landscape | The Other: Identity and Difference in Global, Religious, and Gendered Context | Misogyny in Academia: The Irreparable Harm of Institutional Abuse | "All Your Tools Belong to Us": Feminist Uses of Media from the 19th to 21st Century | A Socio-Ecological Model of Influence: Pursuing Racial Equity and Inclusion in Public Relations | Incongruity of Gender Roles: Media Impact on Women in Science and Health Communication | Gender and Digital Communication in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Feminist Political Economy of Enduring Inequities | Social Media’s Gendered Affordances for Mobile Migrant Women in the Arabian Gulf | "Doing Gender": Cultural Differences in the Feminization of PR in Europe | Women Journalists and News: Lessons from New Zealand and Australia | Unraveling Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The Role for Feminists and Media in Making Progress Last | Celebration: Honoring Contributions of Colleagues

Audience: Scholars and professionals invested in academic inquiry of gendered media spaces. Women in Mass Communication will be useful as a primary or supplementary text for courses in media / mass communication, journalism, public relations, and gender studies programs as well as for the wide variety of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives sponsored throughout the academic community, to include psychology, sociology, and anthropology, as well as college-specific or institution-wide DEI programming. 

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