New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity (BOK)

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This volume brings together twenty original essays on the changes and continuities in gender relations and intersecting politics of sexuality, race, class and location. The book is situated in debates about contemporary culture at a moment of rapid technological change, global interconnectedness and the growing cultural dominance of neoliberalism and postfeminism. The collection traverses disciplines, spaces and approaches. It is marked by an extraordinarily wide focus, ranging from analyses of celebrity magazines and makeover shows to examinations of the experiences of young female migrants, 'mail order brides' and young women who repudiate feminism. The contributions are united by their attempts to think through the ways in which experiences and representations of femininity are changing in the twenty-first century. Are we seeing new femininities? Are neoliberalism and postfeminism constructing new identities and subjectivities? What kinds of analytic tools and cultural politics are needed to engage critically with the current moment? This book will be of interest to everyone studying gender, media or cultural studies.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
ISBN 9781137339867 Antall sider 368
Dimensjoner 13,7cm x 21,5cm x 1,8cm Vekt 449 gram
Andre medvirkende Christina Scharff, Rosalind Gill
Emner og form Popular culture, Media studies, Feminism & feminist theory, Age groups: adolescents

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