Communication and Media Studies

Gender, Communication and Media(COM243)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM243 Gender, Communication and Media 3 2 2 2 2 3
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Özlem DANACI YÜCE odanaci@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective On time where men / women parity and the recognition of the sexual identities in their variety is one of the major issues of social life, this course gives itself as objectives the study of the contribution of the media to the production and the reproduction of the genders, as socially constructed sexes.
Content (Subject Headings)
Course Learning Outcomes - The student will define the concept of gender.
- The student will know the history of relations of "sex" at the social level and and the process of construction of the concept of "gender".
- The student will understand the role and impact of media on the production and reproduction of gender.
- The student will know to analyze different researches realized on the texts, on the media industries and in sociology of the publics of the media to complete the theoretical approaches.
Teaching and Learning Methods Theoretical course
References - Course notes
- Margaret Mead, L’un et l’autre sexe, Paris : Folio essais, 1966.
- Pierre Bourdieu, La Domination Masculine, Acte de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales, No.84, Sept. 1990, 4-31.
- Christine Guionnet et Erik Neveu, Féminins/Masculins. Sociologie du Genre, Paris: Armand Collin, 2005.
- Michèle Ferrand, Féminin Masculin, Paris : Editions La Découverte, 2004.
- Monique Rémy, Comment les Femmes sont Vues, Paris: Point d’appui, Women’s Studies, 1994.
- Hülya Uğur Tanrıöver et Ö. Danacı Yüce, Symbolic Annihilation of Women in the Turkish Daily Press, in Y. Pasadeos, D. Dimitrakopoulou (Eds.), Mass Media Research: International Approaches, Athens: Athens Institute For Education and Research-ATINER, 2006, 183-192.
- Özlem Danacı Yüce et B. Kara, Belles de Sport: Représentation des femmes dans les pages sportives des quotidiens turcs, İletişim-Özel Sayı (Représentations Sociales et Communication), Özel sayı, Temmuz 2009,377-391.
- Hülya Uğur Tanrıöver, Özlem Danacı Yüce et allii, Medyada Kadınların Temsil Biçimleri, in Medyada Cinsiyetçiliğe Son, İstanbul: Kadınların Medya İzleme Grubu-MEDİZ Yayını, 2008, 110-164.
- Ayşegül Yaraman, Turquie : Réalité du Féminisme et Ambigüités du Kémalisme, Après-demain, No.1, Mars 2007, 16-19.
- www.whomakesthenews.org
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Knowledge and presentation of the course and program
2 Sex and gender: construction of a concept
3 Division of the social work and "sexual roles" (gender roles)
4 Feminist movement and gender issues
5 Production and reproduction of social roles: The process of socialization
6 The movement of women and gender issues in Turkey
7 MIDTERM
8 Questions of gender and production/consumption of the media contents
9 Gender studies in the media production industries
10 Gender studies in media texts
11 Gender studies and reception
12 Intervention of a speaker
13 Presentation of students' works
14 Presentation of students' works
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 100
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Effective Turkish written and verbal communication skill, X
2 Advanced foreign language knowledge in at least two foreign languages X
3 X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 1 14
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 16 16
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 24 24
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 82
Total Workload / 25 3,28
Credits ECTS 3
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