Special Issue on Gender Roles in Media

Submission Deadline: Jul. 30, 2015

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  • Lead Guest Editor
    • The Department of Turkish Language and Literature, The Faculty of Arts and Science, Çağ University, Mersin, Turkey
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    • Deniz A. Guler
      Faculty of Science and Literature, Çağ University, Mersin, Turkey
    • Kamuran Elbeyoglu
      Department of Psychology, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Toros University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    • Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
  • Introduction

    Comparatists and critics are invited for the 2015 Special Issue of Humanities and Social Sciences, titled Gender Roles in Media

    It is a fact that Media in its several forms including advertisements, books, television series, films or movies plays a large role in creating social, psychological, cultural rules or norms. Media has a huge influence on society’s way of thinking, or life as an effective tool giving several messages male and female sexes to everyone from seven to seventy. Especially women and children are beging adopted different gender roles or stereotypical gender roles. This special issue will be focused on women images, gender stereotypes, society’s perception of gender roles, representations of male and female roles in television, films, advertisings. This issue's aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results on their researches and to share comparative analyses, comments and suggestions. The scientists may give new approaches to research data about questions and matters such as how gender identification is reflected and women are represented, why media uses stereotypes, what sorts of stereotypes there are in media, traditional patriarchal taboos/norms etc.,

    General Aims and Scope:
    1. Representations of Gender roles in Media including television programs, films, cartoons, movies etc.,
    2. Media Language
    3. Regional, national, international, global approaches
    4. Comparative media studies
    5. Cultural, linguistic, educational, sociological, psychological approaches
    6. Interdisciplinary studies

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

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