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Gender and New Media

  • By: Theresa M. Senft
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

“Gender” describes the social construction of people as male and female, apart from biological considerations. Gender theorists argue that most notions regarding what it means to “act as a man” or “seem like a woman” stem from culturally inherited ideas about ...

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