New media practices and social change: A comparative study in sub-Saharan Africa.
Article by Ardis Storm-Mathisen in Bulletine 2/15
This short article presents the Mediafrica project, the role of Centre for Gender research and the approach taken to study gender. A central task lies in studying how media affects gender. The project will take a non-gender-centric gender approach. This implies a contextualised focus on the social significance of gender. By focussing on the practical reality in which gendered identifications and doings happen we will critically investigate: by whom, in what ways, linked to what concerns and with what effects is gender practices linked to wider social concerns?
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