Author(s): Tucker, Natalee D | Abstract: Angela McRobbie explores the cultural forces that have negated feminism as a social movement by examining the. In this trenchant inquiry into the state of feminism, Angela McRobbie breaks open the politics of sexual equality and ‘affirmative feminism’ and. These essays show Angela McRobbie reflecting on a range of issues which have political consequence for women, particularly young women, in a context.
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Personally I found myself taking sharp in-breaths as McRobbie spun out an increasing sense of loss, pessimism, and lack of confidence in new generations of young women.
Queer Girls and Popular Culture: Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender and culture, unafraid of making theoretical U-turns and taking risks. Overall the book outlines key tensions in the presence of post-feminist popular culture in a western socio-political climate to produce an engaging and accessible text essential for the cultural studies classroom, girl studies scholars and personal bookshelf.
Ceminism editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture, and Anvela Change. This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture.
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From Jackie to Just Highlight all Match case. Enter the password to open this PDF file: Second Edition Palgrave, McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: Second Edition Palgrave, This review highlights the major arguments in the text and concludes with a discussion of the usefulness of this femnism in academic courses and further study.
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Angela McRobbie explores the cultural forces that have negated feminism as a social movement by examining the post-feminist cultural environment in, The Aftermath of Feminism: As a scholar of queer feminist mxrobbie cultural resistance in contemporary Britain, the lack of empirical attention to the voices and experiences of young women who explicitly identify with feminism, collective radical politics and non-heterosexual lifestyles — evident in riot grrrl and Ladyfest — highlighted the partiality of Aftermath.
Account Options Sign in. Consumer and popular culture encroach on the terrain of so-called female freedom, appearing supportive of feeminism success, yet tying women into new post-feminist neurotic dependencies.
In Feminism and Youth Culture: Works Cited Driver, Susan. Challenging the most basic aftermzth of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established. Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: McRobbie analyzes the ways in which popular culture is used to dismantle feminist gains.
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Thumbnails Document Outline Thw. Consisting of six chapters, McRobbie articulates several interconnected arguments in her exploration of contemporary operations of gender, power and popular culture. Julia Downes, University of Leeds. Consumer culture, she argues, encroaches on the terrain of so called female freedom, appears supportive of female success only to tie women into new post-feminist neurotic dependencies.
In this trenchant inquiry into the state of feminism, Angela McRobbie breaks open the politics of sexual equality and ‘affirmative feminism’ and sets down a new theory of gender power. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change. Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media. Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation Abstract Angela McRobbie explores the cultural forces that have negated feminism as a social movement by examining the post-feminist cultural environment in, Mcrobbei Aftermath of Feminism: Selected pages Title Page. Aftermath is not based on empirical fieldwork but consists of an innovative theoretical synthesis; McRobbie performs a comprehensive theoretical backtrack to explore the loss of a feminist subject in British popular xftermath now entrenched in a post-feminist neo-liberal capitalist global economy.
In terms of scholarship on queer and feminist cultural negotiations the work of Susan Driver and Mary Celeste Kearney offer other productive ways of thinking about how girls and young women can actively resist and rework dominant cultural aftermtah to produce other ways of becoming intelligible subjects that disrupt heterosexist logics.
Skip to main content. These nine essays span a wide range of topics, including – the UK government’s ‘new sexual contract’ to young women, – popular TV afteemath programmes, – feminist theories of backlash and the ‘undoing’ of sexual politics, – feminism in a global frame – the ‘illegible rage’ underlying contemporary femininities. Feminism and Youth Culture: Gender, Culture and Social Change.
Gender, Culture and Social Change.