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Battling the 'Invisible Nets'. Gender in the fields of journalism in sub-Saharan Africa


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Title: Battling the 'Invisible Nets'. Gender in the fields of journalism in sub-Saharan Africa
Authors: Zuiderveld, Maria
Issue Date: 4-May-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG) ; Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation (JMG)
Parts of work: I. Roxberg, Z., M. (2010). Rapport från regnbågsredaktionen. En studie om kvinnors erfarenheter av att verka som journalister i Sydafrika. Nordicom-Information, 32, (1), pp. 61-73.

II. Zuiderveld, M. (2011). ‘Hitting the glass ceiling’ – gender and media management in sub-saharan Africa. Journal of African Media Studies, 3, (3), pp. 401-415.
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III. Zuiderveld, M. (2014). Women Climbing the Ladder. Experiences of Affirmative Action in South African Media. Global Media Journal: African edition, 8, (1), pp. 30-62.
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IV. Zuiderveld, M. (Submitted). Gender and leadership divides in sub-Saharan newsrooms.

V. Zuiderveld, M. (2013). Sex, Football and the Media: The Case of South Africa and the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, 4, pp. 25-48.
Date of Defence: 2017-06-02
Disputation: Fredagen den 2 juni 2017, kl. 13.15 i sal 305, Annedalsseminariet, Seminariegatan 1A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: South Africa
Zambia
Uganda
Nigeria
Ethiopia
journalism
gender logic
Bourdieu
intersectionality
Abstract: Battling the ‘invisible nets’ studies journalism as a gendered practice in sub-Saharan Africa. This thesis analyses the gender logic in the field of journalism by examining how structures of gender, class and race interact to create barriers and opportunities for black women journalists and media managers. The empirical focus is on South Africa but also includes Zambia, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Uganda. The theoretical framework is inspired by French socio- logist Pierre Bourdieu and the appropriati... more
ISBN: 978-91-88212-63-4 (pdf)
978-91-88212-61-0 (tryckt)
ISSN: 1101-4652
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52127
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