Women, Gender, Feminism: Status, Scholarship, and Advocacy

Margaret Gallagher, Louise Luxton, Claudia Padovani

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This chapter discusses the trajectory of women, gender, and feminist issues within IAMCR, highlighting research themes that were the focus of the work of the Gender and Communication Section. The engagement of women and feminist scholars in IAMCR with gender and communication issues within global policy debates is also discussed, demonstrating how knowledge and scholarship have been used to advocate for change.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReflections on the International Association for Media and Communication Research: Many Voices, One Forum
Subtitle of host publicationMany Voices, One Forum
EditorsJörg Becker, Robin Mansell
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer Cham
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)9783031163838
ISBN (Print)9783031163821
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2023


  • Feminist advocacy
  • Feminist research
  • Gendered institutions
  • Media scholarship
  • Women’s history
  • Women’s participation


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