Media, Margins and Popular Culture

Editors: Savigny, H., Thorsen, E., Jackson, D., Alexander, J. (Eds.)

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This collection brings together leading research on contemporary and popular culture, focussing on marginalised voices and representations; socially marginalised, marginalised in media and media scholarship. It spans five continents, with contributions on topics like gender, sexuality, nation, disability, disciplinary boundaries, youth and age.

About the authors

Kim Barbour, Deakin University, Australia Mark Bendall, University of Cambridge, UK Daniela Berghahn, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Siao Yuong Fong, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Sanna Inthorn, University of East Anglia, UK Julia Inthorn, University Medical Centre Göttingen, Germany Katarzyna Kosmala, University of the West of Scotland, UK Leslie Manning, College of the Albemarle, USA Kirsten MacLeod, Edinburgh Napier University, UK Brett Mills, University of East Anglia, UK Sarah Pedersen, Robert Gordon University, UK Emma Pett, University College, London, UK Tim Riley, Ravensbourne, UK Claudia van den Berg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Christa van Raalte, Bournemouth University, UK Vidushi Vidz, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction: Marginalised Voices, Representations and Practices

    Alexander, Jenny (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • No Small-Talk in Paradise: Why Elysium Fails the Bechdel Test, and Why We Should Care

    Raalte, Christa

    Pages 15-27

  • You Play Your Part: Older Women on Screen and in Production

    MacLeod, Kirsten

    Pages 28-40

  • Marginally Male, Centre Stage and Spot-Lit: The (Gender) Trouble with Quentin Crisp

    Bendall, Mark J.

    Pages 43-56

  • Registers of Performance: Negotiating the Professional, Personal and Intimate in Online Persona Creation

    Barbour, Kim

    Pages 57-69

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Media, Margins and Popular Culture
Editors
  • Heather Savigny
  • Einar Thorsen
  • Daniel Jackson
  • Jenny Alexander
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51281-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137512819
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-51280-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 264
Number of Illustrations and Tables
24 b/w illustrations
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