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Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Radha S. Hegde

Abstract

This book explores transnational media environments as pathways to understand the gendered constructions and contradictions that underwrite globalization. Tracking the ways in which gendered subjects are produced and defined in transnationally networked, media-saturated environments, the book advances a discussion about sexual politics, media, technology, and globalization. Covering the Internet, television, books, telecommunications, newspapers, and activist media work, the book directs focused attention to the ways in which gender and sexuality issues are constructed and mobilized across the ... More

Keywords: transnational media environments, globalization, gendered subjects, sexual politics, technology, Internet, gender issues, sexuality issues, masculinity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780814737309
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Radha S. Hegde, author

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Contents

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Introduction

Radha S. Hegde

I Configuring Visibilities

2 Constructing Transnational Divas

Zala Volcic and Karmen Erjavec

3 The Gendered Face of Latinidad

Angharad N. Valdivia

4 E-Race-ing Color

Radhika Parameswaran

II Contesting Ideologies

5 Gendered Blueprints

Nabil Echchaibi

8 Celebrity Travels

Spring-Serenity Duvall

III Capital Trails

10 Spaces of Exception

Radha S. Hegde

11 Maid as Metaphor

Wanning Sun

12 Dial “C” for Culture

Jan Maghinay Padios

IV Technologies of Control

15 Gendering Cyberspace

Saskia Witteborn