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Gender in Media, Art and Culture

Gender in Media, Art and Culture

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    This book examines the gender situation in the arts, culture, and media in different countries. The purpose of which is to compare the situation with the experience and procedures of other countries, and offer advice on potential future actions to achieve gender parity in these areas. In this volume, cultural works (such as films, documentaries, visual images, and biographies are explored to offer more clarity. Nevertheless, it also mentions the minimal attention given to gender matters in the media, religious and cultural fields, while feminist scholars are relatively marginalized in media and cultural contexts. Among the topics of discussion include chapter 1. Men representation in the media, 2. Women representation in the media, 3. How much the media favors men, and 4. Gender stereotyping and sexism in the media. The volume seeks to solve complex contemporary phenomena such as globalization, neoliberalism, and "fundamentalism", which have aroused new problems related to cultural integration in the media. For those who need an easy-to-understand guide to the latest issues and concepts in the gender field, this extensive volume is essential reading. It is universal in scope, multidisciplinary in approach, and points out what still has to be done. The volume is also useful for researchers looking for ways to improve gender equality in media, art, and culture.

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    Hon. Chester Alexis C. Buama, PhD, is a College Professor at Laguna State Polytechnic University under the Faculty of College of Arts and Sciences and currently serving as Regent of the LSPU Board of Regents the highest policy-making body of the university. He previously served as the College Research Coordinator and Coordinator of Curriculum, Instruction Quality Assurance, A Consultant of the Department of Education Central Office for Learning Assessment and National Trainer of the Commission on Higher Education for General Education Courses. He is also a member of local and international organizations: he is a Fellow and Senior Member of the Royal Institute of Management and the Royal Institute of Educators, Singapore, Reading Association of the Philippines, and International English Learners Training Institute. He was a Philippine Youth Ambassador to ASEAN countries and Japan which was sponsored by the Cabinet Office of Japan and Office of the President of the Philippines in 2010. He has a Master's degree in Management major in Public Administration and a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. He was conferred a Doctorate Degree in Philosophy major in Public Administration in 2016 and graduated with a Doctorate Degree in Philosophy major in Business Management in 2018. At present he is teaching Human Behavior in Organization, Social Philosophy, Principles of Management and Organization, Good Governance and Social Responsibility, Business Communication, Macro and, Micro Economics and Philippine History and Constitution both in the undergraduate and graduate levels. Moreover, he has actively participated in the Civic Activities of the Global Cooperation Society International, Philippine National Chapter and is often invited as resource speaker in various management and research writing seminars. Recently, he was awarded the Ambassador Seal of Excellence for Education as Research Practitioner and as 2018 Outstanding Premier College Professor and Humanitarian Service Excellence Award by the Asia Pacific Excellence Council, Inc.