Byerly, Carolyn M.

The Palgrave International Handbook of Women and Journalism

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Carolyn M. Byerly

2. Factors Affecting the Status of Women Journalists: A Structural Analysis
Carolyn M. Byerly

Part I. Taking the Lead

3. Bulgaria: Cinderella Went to Market, with Consequences for Women Journalists
Sorin Nastasia, Diana Iulia Nastasia

4. Estonia: Women Journalists and Women’s Emancipation in Estonia
Diana Iulia Nastasia, Barbi Pilvre, Kaja Tampere

5. Finland: Women Journalists, the Unequal Majority
Tarja Savolainen, Henrika Zilliacus-Tikkanen

6. Russia: Women Journalists and the Engendered Transition
Diana Iulia Nastasia, Ekaterina Bondarenko

7. Sweden: Women Reach Parity but Gender Troubles Persist
Maria Edstrom

8. South Africa: Newsrooms in Transition
Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

Part II. Marking Substantial Progress

9. Canada: The Paradox of Women in News
Mary Lynn Young, Alison Beale

10. Israel: Women Still a Minority, but in a Better Place
Einat Lachover

11. Norway: The Uncomfortable Gender Gap in News Media
Turid Øvrebo

12. Poland: Women Journalists and ‘The Polish Mother’ Mentality
Diana Iulia Nastasia, Sorin Nastasia

13. Spain: Many Women, Little Power
Juana Gallego

14. The UK: Equal Opportunities in Theory, but Not Practice
Kaitlynn Mendes

15. The US: Social Contradictions Also Seen in Newsrooms
Carolyn M. Byerly

Part III. Negotiating the Constraints

16. Brazil: Need for National Debate on Women in Journalism
Thaïs Mendonça Jorge, Zélia Leal Adghirni

17. Chile: Female Journalists Without Access to Power
Claudia Lagos, Claudia Mellado

18. France: A Nuanced Feminization of Journalism
Eugénie Saitta

19. Germany: Parity Number-wise, but Women Face a Glass Ceiling
Viktoria Akchurina

20. Kenya: ‘A girl may not sit on the father’s stool’
Peter J. Kareithi

21. Mexico: Structural Challenges for Women in News Media
Aimée Vega Montiel, Patricia Ortega Ramírez

22. Namibia: Women Make Strides in Post-independence Newsrooms
Maria Mboono Nghidinwa

23. Uganda: Women Near Parity but Still Leaving Newsrooms
Barbara Kaija

Part IV. Challenging the Barriers

24. Australia: A Case of Systemic Inequity for Women Journalists
Louise North

25. Bangladesh: Gender Inequality Results from Policy Inequity
Kajalie Shehreen Islam

26. China: Women Journalists, Chinese News Media and Historical Shifts
Yu Shi

27. Ghana: Women in Decision-making — New Opportunities, Old Story
Audrey Gadzekpo

28. India: What You See Is Not What You Get
Ammu Joseph

29. Japan: Why So Few Women Journalists?
Reiko Ishiyama

30. Jordan: Toward Gender Balance in the Newsrooms
Abeer Al-Najjar

31. Lebanon: Women’s Struggle for Gender Equality and Harassment-free Newsrooms
Jad Melki, Sarah Mallat

Part V. Conclusion

32. Conclusion: Journalism and Women’s Broader Struggle
Carolyn M. Byerly

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Feminism, Media Studies, Journalism, Media and Communication

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