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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Highlight all Match case. A turning point in feminist theory, The Aftermath of Feminism will set a new agenda for gender studies and cultural studies. McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are tue to be re-established. This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture.
Book Review: The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change by Angela McRobbie
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. 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: Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established. These essays show Angela McRobbie reflecting aftefmath a range of issues which have political consequence for women, particularly young Works Cited Driver, Susan.
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 meanings to produce other ways of becoming intelligible subjects that disrupt heterosexist logics.
Consumer and popular culture encroach on the terrain of so-called female freedom, appearing supportive of female success, yet tying women into new post-feminist neurotic dependencies. McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by aftermatth co-optation: Abstract Angela McRobbie explores the cultural forces that have negated feminism as a social aftermatu by examining the post-feminist cultural environment in, The Aftermath of Feminism: My library Help Advanced Book Search.
The Aftermath of Feminism: With a scathing critique of ‘women’s empowerment’, McRobbie has developed a distinctive feminist analysis that she uses to examine socio-cultural phenomena embedded in contemporary women’s lives: Gender, Culture, and Social Change. Account Options Sign in.
Second Edition Palgrave, 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 culture now entrenched in a post-feminist neo-liberal capitalist global economy.
Julia Downes, University of Anggela. Account Options Sign in. These nine essays span a wide range of topics, including – the UK government’s ‘new sexual contract’ to young women, – popular TV makeover programmes, – feminist theories of backlash and the ‘undoing’ of sexual politics, – feminism in a global frame – the ‘illegible rage’ underlying contemporary femininities. Preparing document for printing….
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.
Feminism and Youth Culture: The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change.
Gender, Culture and Social Change. Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: The Aftermath of Feminism: Enter the password to open this PDF file: Tucker, Natalee D et al. Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media. Gender, Culture and Social Change.
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. This new regime of gender power requires the consent and participation of young women in the rejection of feminism.
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. As a scholar of queer feminist sub 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.
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From Jackie to Just Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender and culture, unafraid of making theoretical U-turns and taking risks. From Jackie to Just 17McRobbie constructed a progressive cultural shift that reflected gains in new sexual freedoms and power for young women. In Feminism and Youth Culture: Second Edition Palgrave, Consisting of six chapters, McRobbie articulates several interconnected arguments in her exploration of contemporary operations of gender, power and popular culture.
Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation She is particularly interested in the future of feminism outside of academic institutions.