New Contours in the Mediated Sex/Gender/Sexuality Landscape

New Contours in the Mediated Sex/Gender/Sexuality Landscape Sex Roles (2013) 68:620–622 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0250-3 BOOK REVIEW New Contours in the Mediated Sex/Gender/Sexuality Landscape The Handbook of Gender, Sex and Media. Edited by Karen Ross, Malden, MA, Wiley, 2012. 576 pp. $199.95 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-1-4443-3854-6 Kristin Kenneavy Published online: 3 January 2013 # Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012 I recently worked on a survey project with some of my the Media, edited by Karen Ross, is a gift made even more undergraduate students. We wanted to include measures of attractive in that the concepts are explored within the con- sex and sexuality but wanted to create closed-ended questions text of many students’ favorite topic: media. Additionally, that wouldn’t be skipped by respondents. As we began to draft this volume is a treasure for researchers and theorists look- the items, I suggested that we add the category “queer” to the ing for a current and diverse collection of original research array of sexuality options. A few of my students looked at me within this body of knowledge. Key strengths of the text quizzically and asked, “Queer? What is that? Couldn’tthat include the clarity of the overall organization, the appealing respondent just put themselves in the gay or lesbian http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

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Springer US
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11199-012-0250-3
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