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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (3): 30–56.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Carole R. McCann In 1959 CBS Reports presented the population explosion to viewers as a crisis whose ingredients were statistical. Conceptualizing quantification as a socially situated media practice, this article interrogates the history of the production and circulation of the demographic data...
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Feminist Media Histories (2020) 6 (3): 104–136.
Published: 01 July 2020
... almost explosive in temperament,” “a race in an adolescent stage of development.” 12 His text depicts the advancement from national adolescence to adulthood, citing democratic, revolutionary demands as evidence of “a people growing into social and political maturity and imbibing liberal ideas.” 13...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (4): 21–55.
Published: 01 October 2019
... festival that traveled to different sites) were nixed. I also hated the title Fusion, thinking that it sounded like an ethnic food trend (I preferred the more explosive-sounding “Fuse”), but the details of the festival were eventually negotiated through consensus that was not without its unequal power...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (2): 49–82.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to in the Indian context, work on the charm of the fragment that can disrupt the active viewing of the film through its sudden explosion into a scene—a distraction that even the audience looked forward to, something close to a state of willing suspension of disbelief. Even though hardcore films...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (1): 39–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... should be taken by the media to serve the rural population, including minority communities, women, children, illiterate as well as other vulnerable and weaker sections of society.” 23 And not long after, in 1985, came a white paper published by the Working Group for Software and Doordarshan entitled...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (4): 109–129.
Published: 01 October 2018
... and he did nothing about it. Our hearings did cause embarrassment, which is a good factor sometimes, of the industry and therefore many of the positions were at least opened up for the first time. 31 [Women] constitute over 50% of the population and the history of employment discrimination...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (3): 1–8.
Published: 01 July 2017
... configuration of a very particular set of assumptions about gender, demography, spectatorship, and data. Carole R. McCann, in “Figuring the Population Explosion: Demography in the Mid-Twentieth Century,” shows us that the “population boom” at midcentury depended on highly gendered and raced ideas about...
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Feminist Media Histories (2016) 2 (4): 64–83.
Published: 01 October 2016
... occupy a privileged place within it, becoming celebrity commodities marketed in mass-market magazines and newspapers, and in popular fiction. In short, the explosion of newsprint in the late nineteenth century and the rapid expansion of print culture created new opportunities for aristocrats even as...
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Feminist Media Histories (2015) 1 (3): 4–37.
Published: 01 July 2015
... credits: writer, producer, director; Woman constituted 20 percent of the humanoid population, certainly no more and probably less; Without a doubt, she had a far briefer real life span than man. We calculate that the average earthly woman lived to be 25 or 30 years old ; There was an exultant...