ERIC Number: ED147900
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
The Uses of Media to Improve the Status of Women on an International Scale.
Busby, Linda J.
The mass media are valuable tools for influencing atttiudes toward women and for helping women to evaluate their roles in society. This paper discusses advantages and disadvantages of radio, printed materials, television, and film as socialization tools; the need for special attention to improving the status of women; new media products designed especially to aid in improving women's status; and efforts by organizations around the world to improve the image of women in the media and to make the media more responsive to women's needs. The paper then presents bibliographies of materials dealing with the status of women, divided according to the following categories: publications on the status of women around the world, films on women's roles in numerous different countries, and research reports on women in countries around the world. (GW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Speech Communication Association (63rd, Washington, D.C., December 1-4, 1977)