“The History and Structure of Women’s Alternative Media,” in Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication
Linda Steiner. Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication. New York: Routledge, 1992. (pp. 121-143).
Era: Post-Suffrage Era | Media: Book Chapter, Book-Academic
In the seventh chapter of Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication (edited by Lana F. Rakow), Linda Steiner reviews the history of women’s media, conveying, “primarily through examples, a sense of the enormous range and diversity of women’s media while also highlighting their remarkable commonalities.” In her analysis, Steiner looks at both the structure and the content of various women’s media, noting differences and similarities rooted in a historical context.
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ISBN (Hardback): 9781138940420