Chapter One. Feminist Media Perspectives

  1. Angharad N. Valdivia
  1. Margaret Gallagher

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999066.ch2

A Companion to Media Studies

A Companion to Media Studies

How to Cite

Gallagher, M. (2003) Feminist Media Perspectives, in A Companion to Media Studies (ed A. N. Valdivia), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999066.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226017

Online ISBN: 9780470999066



  • media content;
  • feminism;
  • identity;
  • ideology;
  • feminist theory;
  • criticism


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Redefining the Field: Whose Feminism, What Scholarship?

  • Identity, Position and Authority

  • Speaking about Women: Approaches to Media Content

  • Negotiating the Public–Private Division

  • The Socioeconomic Framework, Ideology, and Representation

  • Connecting Feminist Theory, Research and Media Practice