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978-1-4985-1244-2 • Hardback • November 2016 • $111.00 • (£85.00)
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Carolina Matos is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, City University London.
Introduction: Women and Globalization: Equality and Emancipation
Chapter One: Globalization, Gender and Development: Setting a Framework for Debate
Chapter Two: Postmodernism, Equality and Feminism: Current Contemporary Issues
Chapter Three: Gender and the Media: International Representations and Stereotyping
Chapter Four: “Women in the Third World”: Contextualizing the Brazilian Women in an Age of Globalization
Chapter Five: The Media, Advertising and Images of Femininity: A Case Study of Images and Representations in Brazilian Commercials and Magazines
Chapter Six: Feminism, Politics and Democracy
Chapter Seven: Gender Politics, Equality and New Technologies for Development
Chapter Eight: Gender, Development and Democracy: Future Challenges for Transnational Feminisms and Global Gender Justice
Well-researched, robustly argued, and politically engaged, Carolina Matos’s book adds a new perspective on discourses on gender and globalization. It is a valuable contribution to the field and will greatly benefit both students and researchers.
— Daya Thussu, professor, Hong Kong Baptist University, author of International Communication: Continuity and Change, third edition (2019)
Carolina Matos has produced a pathbreaking work of great value in her skillful and elegant interlacing of issues that connect questions of the media, gender, and globalization. Her acute appreciation of contact zones between the Global North and the Global South is invaluable.
— Toby Miller, Loughborough University London