24. Stardust in the Audience's Eyes

Weddings as Media Events in Visual Media and the Construction of Gender

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. Eva Flicker

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch24

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Flicker, E. (2012) Stardust in the Audience's Eyes, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch24

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. Department for Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278

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Keywords:

  • Stardust in the Audience's Eyes, weddings as media events in visual media;
  • global visual culture/media to a standardization in communication processes;
  • media and gender, featuring sex and gender in using norms of social order;
  • weddings more of a performance, essence losing out, as an institution;
  • homosexuality, trans/intersexuality hidden in media, by the binary/stereotypes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Media and Gender

  • The Private in Public: Weddings and the Gender Order in the Media

  • Royal Weddings as Global Media Events: “Will & Kate 2011”

  • Gender in Visual Media: Summary and Outlook

  • References