Women Globalization and Mass Media: International Facets of Emancipation
Prasad, Kiran (Ed.)
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Book ID : 31080
ISBN-10 : 81-89110-12-8 / 8189110128
ISBN-13 : 978-81-89110-12-3 / 9788189110123
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Language : English
xv, 277p., 23 cm.
Globalization is the fundamental idea that has set in motion a process of change in the Asian and African countries challenged by the collapse of welfare measures and they are in the process of synthesizing a new world order. The grip of tradition and cultural stereotypes is loosening and women are attempting to crack the glass ceiling through innovative strategies and fresh development initiatives. This book seeks to apply this framework and expand the study of women's empowerment in the light of the global media including globalization of women's issues, networking and women's activism through the internet in the digital era. The analysis of the process of globalization and the impact of global media from a feminist perspective as shaping women's lives from the intellectual framework of the book. Women, Globalization and Mass Media: International Facets of Emancipation focuses on globalization and the mass media as constructing new visions of women's emancipation in selected geopolitical areas of the globe. The book contains authors from a range of nations; The issue raised involve several individual developing nations/regions and cover the broader international themes that affect multiple nations. The interdisciplinary scope of the book makes it an ideal text for a wide range of disciplines including communication, women's studies, development studies, economics, sociology, political science and international studies.