Maha Bashri is associate professor of communication at the United Arab Emirates University. Sameera Ahmed is associate professor at the United Arab Emirates University.
ContentsList of FiguresList of TablesList of ContributorsAcknowledgmentsPrologue: Towards a New FreedomTHERESA CARILLIChapter 1: Inclusion, Exclusion, and Belonging: Media Representations of American Muslim Women (The Case of the New York Times 2007-2017) MAHA BASHRIChapter 2: Reinforcing or Reframing Dominant Views? A Discourse Analysis of Black South African Women’s Self-Representations of Natural Hair in the BlogosphereKHULEKANI MADLELAChapter 3: Drawing a Portrait of Refugee Representation in Turkish Newspapers: A Framing Analysis of Hürriyet and SabahBERIS ARTAN ÖZORAN and ILGAR SEDYIDOVChapter 4: On “Getting Yassmined”: How the Australian Media Polices the Bodies of Women of ColorLETICIA ANDERSON and KATHOMI GATWIRIChapter 5: Iranian Women and the Media: The Good, the Bad, and the UntoldZAHRA JAFARIChapter 6: Silencing and Victim Blaming of a Woman Who Stutters: A Televised Case Study SIGAL BARAK-BRANDES and DEBORA FREUDChapter 7: Women in British Muslim Media: New Voices and Emerging DiscoursesSAMEERA TAHIRA AHMEDEpilogue: Global Solidarity for New Media Realities and DiscoursesMAHA BASHRI and SAMEERA TAHIRA AHMED
Minority Women and Western Media is an important study in the light of concerns relating to the experiences of minority women across the world’s media today and the challenges faced in relation to misrepresentation. It fulfills an important function, one that seeks to improve understandings and build relations in the context of wider social and political polarization given the specific concerns regarding the positions and realities of diverse women across the world today.