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dc.contributor.authorTopic, Martinaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorCunha, Maria Joaoen_UK
dc.contributor.authorReigstad, Ameliaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorJelen-Sanchez, Alenkaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMoreno, Ángelesen_UK
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, the current literature on women in public relations has been analysed to establish trends and areas of inquiry in the literature and identify research gaps for future research. A total of 223 articles have been empirically analysed using thematic analysis to identify trends in the existing literature. The data has been coded and analysed per decade (1982-1989, 1990-1999, 2000-2009, 2010-2019). The articles have been identified by searching major journals in the field of public relations and communications, as well as snowballing from identified articles. The results show that the majority of academic articles have been produced by using lived experiences of women working in the public relations industry and thus reflect the professional situation of female public relations employees. The results show that the position of women has reached a full circle in four decades of research and returned to the discriminatory work environment. Finally, the results show that a liberal feminist perspective has an advantage in the literature since the majority of works have been produced in the US, however, there is an increase in authors calling for the use of socialist and radical feminism. The paper provides a comprehensive literature review of works published in the field. The paper takes an empirical approach to the analysis rather than the descriptive one, which helped in identifying major trends in the research and identified a research gap for future inquiries.en_UK
dc.relationTopic M, Cunha MJ, Reigstad A, Jelen-Sanchez A & Moreno Á (2020) Women in Public Relations (1982-2019). Journal of Communication Management.
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dc.subjectPublic Relationsen_UK
dc.subjectCareer Developmenten_UK
dc.subjectCommunication Practitioneren_UK
dc.subjectDiversity Managementen_UK
dc.titleWomen in Public Relations (1982-2019)en_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Communication Managementen_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.description.notesOutput Status: Forthcoming/Available Onlineen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationLeeds Beckett Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Lisbonen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Minnesotaen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCommunications, Media and Cultureen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversidad Rey Juan Carlosen_UK
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