By Siu Keung Cheung
By Rashid al-Daif,Paula Haydar,Nadine Sinno
Rashid al-Daif's provocative novel Who's frightened of Meryl Streep? takes an intimate examine the lifetime of a lately married Lebanese guy. Rashoud and his spouse fight as they paintings to barter not just their own transformations but additionally swiftly altering attitudes towards intercourse and marriage in Lebanese tradition. As their fragile bond disintegrates, Rashoud unearths tv taking part in a extra favorite function in his lifestyles; his spouse makes use of the presence of a tv at her mom and dad' residence as an excuse to spend time clear of her new domestic. Rashoud purchases a tv within the hopes of luring his spouse again domestic, yet in a pivotal scene, he in its place reveals himself by myself looking at Kramer vs. Kramer. with no the help of subtitles, he struggles to make experience of the movie, projecting his wife's habit onto the nature performed by way of Meryl Streep, who captivates him but additionally frightens him in what he sees as an attempt to take women's liberation too far.
Who's scared of Meryl Streep? bargains a glimpse at evolving attitudes towards virginity, premarital intercourse, and abortion in Lebanon and addresses extra common issues equivalent to the position of affection and lust in marriage. the unconventional has came upon extensive luck in Arabic and a number of other ecu languages and has additionally been dramatized in either Arabic and French.
By Emil Draitser
By Kam Louie,Morris Low
By Karen A. Ritzenhoff,J. Kazecki
By Andrea Moser
By Alain Piot
By Stefania Lucamante,Claude Cazalé Bérard,Sarah Carey,Flavia Cartoni,Gandolfo Cascio,Francesco Chillemi,Giovanna De Luca,Manuele Gragnolati,Thomas Harrison,Claudia Karagoz,Kenise Lyons,Gaetana Marrone,Daniele Morante,Maria Morelli,Gabrielle Orsi,Lorenzo Sal
By Karen Ross,Claudia Padovani
This edited assortment attracts on and expands the findings from a pan-European examine undertaking undertaken in the course of 2012-13 which used to be funded by way of the eu Institute for Gender Equality and aimed to discover 3 key matters when it comes to gender and media: women’s inclusion in decision-making positions inside of media industries; how ladies are represented within the media; and what guidelines and mechanisms are in position to aid women’s profession improvement and advertise gender equality. The learn checked out ninety nine significant media agencies around the ecu together with private and non-private region broadcasters (TV and radio) in addition to a few significant newspaper teams. Researchers additionally monitored television programmes (factual in basic terms yet together with leisure genres) throughout one week and coded 1200 hours of television. as well as elaborating the implications from sixteen of the engaging international locations, the gathering incorporates a set of context-setting essays and a summarizing end in addition to a mirrored image at the function and software of gender signs. it's the first significant paintings to seem around the eu media panorama and discover either employment and illustration, delivering a special glimpse into the modern media scene in terms of gender equality, together with examples of excellent and no more sturdy practice.