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Nicole Haring & Roberta Maierhofer 
Gender and Age/Aging in Popular Culture 
Representations in Film, Music, Literature and Social Media

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As social spaces are culturally diverse and digitally networked, the reality of our lives is shaped by processes of globalization and digitization. This leads to the question of whether popular cultures enable or impede (inter-)cultural exchange and global communication. To explore this, the contributors to this volume analyse representations of the intersections of gender and age/ing in cultural and media consumption, such as literature, film, music, and social media. The interconnectedness between gender and aging has been evident since the 1990s and enabled the recognition of age as a cultural category – now is the time to take this intersectional analysis further.
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Nicole Haring is a Ph D candidate in English and American studies at the Center for Inter-American Studies at Universität Graz, Austria, with a DOC scholarship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). Her fields of expertise are feminist theory and gender studies, US-American literature and cultural studies, Inter-American studies, and feminist pedagogy.
Roberta Maierhofer is a professor of (Inter-)American studies, and director of the Center for Inter-American Studies at Universität Graz, Austria. As a leading expert of aging studies in Europe, she is a founding member of the European Network in Aging Studies (ENAS). Her research focuses on (Inter)-American literature and cultural studies, gender studies, transatlantic cooperation in education and age/aging studies.
Barbara Ratzenböck is a sociologist and senior scientist at the Center for Inter-American Studies at Universität Graz, Austria. Her research and teaching focus on digitalization, gender, and generations, as well as Inter-American studies.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 250 ● ISBN 9783839462423 ● Editor Nicole Haring & Roberta Maierhofer ● Publisher transcript Verlag ● City Bielefeld ● Country DE ● Published 2023 ● Edition 1 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 8697768 ● Copy protection Social DRM

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