The situation of women in audiovisual cultural industries is often summarized with the help of oversimplifying concepts such as the glass ceiling or vertical discrimination. The real situation is however more nuanced and more complex, not only because of the fact that in many regards things are really changing— in general for the best, although still with serious obstacles and frequent setbacks—but also because of the lack of reliable and well-documented figures, as well as interpretations of these figures (there is for instance no direct relationship between the growing number of female directors and the budgets of their movies, which are not following this tendency). Women are undoubtedly more present, their agency has certainly increased, and the general awareness of their role and importance is also rapidly growing, but as a rule one must notice that most of what women do, and what is at stake as well as beyond...
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October 01 2022
Brecha De Género en el Audiovisual Español (The Gender Gap in Spanish Audiovisual Production)
BRECHA DE GÉNERO EN EL AUDIOVISUAL ESPAÑOL (THE GENDER GAP IN SPANISH AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION)edited by
Editorial Tirant lo Bianch,
284 pp. Paper, eBook. ISBN: 978-8-41-897065-8; ISBN: 978-8-41-897066-5.
Online Issn: 1530-9282
Print Issn: 0024-094X
Leonardo (2022) 55 (5): 549–550.
Jan Baetens; Brecha De Género en el Audiovisual Español (The Gender Gap in Spanish Audiovisual Production). Leonardo 2022; 55 (5): 549–550. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/leon_r_02269
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