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Women & Grassroots Media: Books, Articles, Websites


Eileen Cadman, Gail Chester, Agnes Pivot. Rolling Our Own: Women as printers, publishers and distributors. London: Minority Press Group, 1981.

Lana F. Rakow (ed), Women Making Meaning. New Feminist Directions in Communication. London and New York: Routledge, 1992.

Annabelle Srberny-Mohammadi and Ali Mohammadi, Small Media, Big Revolution: Communication, Culture, and the Iranian Revolution. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 1994.

Pilar Riaño (ed), Women in Grassroots Communications: Furthering Social Change. Thousand Oaks: SAGE, 1994.

Donna Ellen, Ramona R. Rush and Susan J. Kaufman (eds), Women Transforming Communications: Global Intersections. London, Thousand Oaks and New Dehli: SAGE Publications, 1996.

Clemencia Rodriguez, Fissures in the Mediascape. An International Study of Citizens’ Media. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2001.

Pilar Riaño, “MEDIA: Grassroots” in Cheris Kramarae and Dale Spender (eds) Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women’s Issues and Knowledge. New York andLondon: Routledge, 2000, pp. 1333-1336.

Simone Murray, Mixed Media: Feminist Presses and Publishing Politics . London: Pluto Press, 2004.

Carolyn M. Byerly and Karen Ross, Women and Media: International Perspectives. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004.

Mary Celeste Kearney, Girls Make Media. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Carolyn M. Byerly and Karen Ross, Women and Media: A Critical Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.

Katarzyna Marciniak, Anikó Imre, and Áine O'Healy, Transnational feminism in film and media. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Michelle Miller, Branding Miss G__: Third Wave Feminists and the Media. Sumach Press, 2008.

Danna Walker, Women and Media: The History of an Activist's Fight for Equality: Donna Allen and The Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press. Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009.

Karen Ross, Gendered Media: Women, Men, and Identity Politics. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.

Barbara L. Marshall, "Communication as Politics. Feminist Print Media in English Canada". Women's Studies International Forum, 18(4), 1995, pp.463-474.

Holly Willis, "At Hand: The Tactics Of Feminist Media Practice", C3I, Jan 1997.

Gail Chester, "The anthology as a medium for feminist debate in the UK, Women's Studies International Forum, 25(2), 2002, pp. 193-207.

Barbara Godard, "Feminist Periodicals and the Production of Cultural Value". Women's Studies International Forum. 25(2), 2002, pp. 209-223.

Media Equity Collaborative (MEC) is committed to stimulating a network of communication and collaboration across this field of women-centered media and to establishing a new model of funding that strengthens the entire field, broadens collective reach and is sustainable.

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