Jokes, pranks, blondes and banter: recontextualising sexism in the British print press

  title={Jokes, pranks, blondes and banter: recontextualising sexism in the British print press},
  author={Frederick Thomas Attenborough},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={137 - 154}
This article examines how media texts that take sexism as their topic can be analysed for the ways in which they present what does (or does not) constitute sexism in the particular event being reported upon. To do so, it treats any such text as a ‘recontextualisation’. This concept, drawn from the field of critical discourse analysis, suggests that for an incident of sexism to be reported in any media text is also for that incident to be recontextualised in and through the linguistic, visual… 
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