Portrayal of women in programming summary of report on the action taken by the CBC further to the report of the Task Force on Sex-Role Stereotyping in the Broadcast Media (Images of Women) by Taylor, Alison

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Published by Canadian Braodcasting Corporation in [Ottawa?] .

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Subjects:

  • Task Force on Sex-Role Stereotyping in the Broadcast Media. -- Images of women,
  • Canadian Broadcasting Corporation,
  • Women on television -- Canada,
  • Women in motion pictures,
  • Sex role on television,
  • Sex role in advertising

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StatementAlison Taylor.
ContributionsCanadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Physical Object
Pagination40, 35 leaves. :
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL18358543M

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