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Author Gronnvoll, Marita

Title Media Representations of Gender and Torture Post-9/11
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010


Description 1 online resource (187 pages)
Series Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication, v. 4
Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication, v. 4
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; 1 Interrogating Torture; 2 Gender (In)Visibility at Abu Ghraib; 3 Sex, Blood, and Degradation: The Women of Gitmo; 4 Torture Television; 5 24: Reshaping the Messiah; 6 A Question of Torture; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, as well as the popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24)
Notes Print version record
Subject Torture in mass media.
Women soldiers in mass media.
Sex role in mass media.
Mass media -- United States.
Torture -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
Torture -- Government policy -- United States
Women torturers -- Press coverage
Mass media
Sex role in mass media
Torture -- Government policy
Torture in mass media
Torture -- Moral and ethical aspects
Women soldiers in mass media
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203848678