New Explorations of Girls’ Media Culture
Edited By Mary Celeste Kearney
Contributors Sarah Baker is a Lecturer in Cultural Sociology at Griffith University, Australia. She has held research fellowships at The Open University and University of Leeds, UK, and the University of South Australia. She is the author of numerous refereed journal articles on the cultural practices of pre-teen girls and young adults and is co-author, with David Hesmondhalgh, of Creative Labour: Media Work in Three Cultural Industries (Routledge, 2010). Sarah Banet-Weiser is an Associate Professor in the Annenberg School for Com- munication and the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity at the Uni- versity of Southern California. She is the author of The Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pageants and National Identity (University of California Press, 1999) and Kids Rule! Nickelodeon and Consumer Citizenship (Duke University Press, 2007), and co-editor of Cable Visions: Television Beyond Broadcasting (New York University Press, 2007). She has published articles in Critical Studies in Me- dia Communication, Feminist Theory, and the International Journal of Communi- cation, among others, and her book, Authentic™: Political Possibility in a Brand Culture, is forthcoming in 2011 from New York University Press. Catherine Driscoll is an Associate Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies and the Associate Dean for Research (Faculty of Arts) at the University of Sydney. She works in a range of fields, including modernism, cultural theory, online culture, Kearney.indd 295 16/12/10 2:45 PM 296 Contributors girl culture, and rural studies. She is the author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (Columbia...
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