Intersecting Places, Emancipatory Spaces

by Melinda Robins

Intersecting Places, Emancipatory Spaces

  • ISBN-13: 9780865437616
  • Author(s): Melinda Robins
  • Subject: Gender studies: women
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Imprint: Africa World Press
  • Publication Date: 01-04-2003
  • Format: p/b

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Introducing us to urban, professional women in Africa, a group often overlooked, this book looks specifically at the women who have taken advantage of recent opportunities to become journalists in the growing market economy, privatisation of the press and introduction of commercial broadcasting in Tanzania. Taking a critical feminist approach in an effort to recognize the complex and interdependent relationships among the economic, political and media systems, the author presents her findings in the form of two dramas, in order to emphasise the need for an innovative dialogue.
About the book

Introducing us to urban, professional women in Africa, a group often overlooked, this book looks specifically at the women who have taken advantage of recent opportunities to become journalists in the growing market economy, privatisation of the press and introduction of commercial broadcasting in Tanzania. Taking a critical feminist approach in an effort to recognize the complex and interdependent relationships among the economic, political and media systems, the author presents her findings in the form of two dramas, in order to emphasise the need for an innovative dialogue.