Introduction -- Mediated women. The geography of women and media scholarship / Carolyn Byerly -- Chilean women in changing times: media images and social understandings / Claudia Bucciferro -- The girls of Parliament: a historical analysis of the press coverage of female politicians in Bulgaria / Elza Ibrosheva and Maria Stover -- Gossip blogs and "baby bumps": the new visual spectacle of female celebrity in gossip media / Erin Meyers -- Fanfiction and webnovelas: the digital reading and writing of Brazilian adolescent girls / Ilana Eleá -- Virtually blonde: blonde jokes in the global age and post-feminist discourse / Limor Shifman and Dafna Lemish -- Rugged masculinity and other fables. Men, masculinitie and the cave man / Jeffery P. Dennis -- Rhetorical masculinity: authoritative utterance and the male protagonist / Stuart Price -- Conan the blueprint: the construction of masculine prototypes in genre films / Guido Ipsen -- Save the cheerleader, save the males: resurgent protective paternalism in popular film and television after 9/11 / Sarah Godfrey and Hannah Hamad -- Fucking Vito: masculinity and sexuality in The Sopranos / Lynne Hibberd -- Studio5ive.com: selling cosmetics to men and reconstructing masculine identity / Claire Harrison -- Queering the pitch. No hard feelings: reflexivity and queer affect in the new media landscape / Katherine Sender -- The L word: producing identities through irony / Julie Scanlon -- Andro-phobia?: when gender queer is too queer for L-word audiences / Rebecca Kern -- Questioning queer audiences: exploring diversity in lesbian and gay men's media uses and readings / Alexander Dhoest and Nele Simons -- "In touch" with the female body: cinema, sport and lesbian representability / Katharina Lindner -- Why doesn't your compass work?: Pirates of the Caribbean, fantasy blockbusters and contemporary queer theory / Martin Fradley -- Raised voices: homophobic abuse as a catalyst for coming out in US teen television drama series / Susan Berridge -- Transmen on the web: inscribing multiple discourses / Matthew Heinz -- Transgendered saints and harlots: reproduction of popular Brazilian transgender stereotypes through performance on stage, screen and in everyday life / Johannes Sjöberg -- Women, men and gender. Sex/gender and the media: from sex roles to social construction and beyond / Cynthia Carter -- Colin won't drink out of a pink cup / Barbara Mitra and Jenny Lewin-Jones -- Postfeminism meets hegemonic masculinities: young people read the "knowing wink" in advertising / Sue Abel -- Communication as commodification: video technology and the gendered gaze / Corinna Chong, Heather Molyneaux and Hélène Fournier -- Dutch-Moroccan girls performing their selves in instant messaging spaces / Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi -- All about sex. Sex and the media / Feona Attwood -- Deliciously consumable: the uses and abuses of irony in "sex-trafficking" campaign films / Jane Arthurs -- The sex inspectors: self-help, makeover and mediated sex / Laura Harvey and Rosalind Gill -- Enacting bodies: online dating and new media practices / Begonya Enguix and Elisenda Ardévol -- Gender and sexuality in the Internet era / Panayiota Tsatsou -- Gay for pay: the Internet and the economics of homosexual desire / John Mercer.
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