'Who Said This Is a Man's War?' Propaganda, Advertising Discourse and the Representation of War Worker Women during the Second World War

Title'Who Said This Is a Man's War?' Propaganda, Advertising Discourse and the Representation of War Worker Women during the Second World War
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsYesil, Bilge
JournalMedia History
Volume10
Issue2
Pagination103 - 117
Date Published08/2004
Abstract

Examines the interplay between wartime propaganda and advertising discourse depicting war worker women during the Second World War in the U.S. Approach of the federal government in attracting women for war work; Omission of African American women from government propaganda materials and mainstream media; Manner by which women's role was depicted in wartime product and recruitment ads placed in women's magazines.

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