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Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Popular culture,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Social Science,
  • Feminist criticism,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Femininity,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Women in popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7839591M
    ISBN 100719043956
    ISBN 109780719043956


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Those reports of feminism's death may have been greatly exaggerated, and yet contemporary popular culture often conjures up a world in which feminism had never even been born, a fictional universe filled with suburban Stepford wives, maniacal career women, alluring amnesiacs, and other specimens of retro nism and Popular.

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Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture by Joanne Hollows; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Women in popular culture, Culture populaire, Femmes dans la culture populaire, Critique féministe, Feminist theory, Popular. Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture Paperback – Jan.

1 by Joanne Hollows (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from 4/5(2). Femininity (also called womanliness or girlishness) is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with women and gh femininity is socially constructed, some research indicates that some behaviors considered feminine are biologically influenced.

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Reading romantic fiction 5. Soap operas and their audiences 6. Consumption and material culture 7. Fashion and beuaty practices 8.

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Banet-Weiser closes the book by writing that instead of “popular feminism, feminism that is ‘all the rage,’ we need an intersectional, collective rage, directed at a racist and sexist structure. Joanne Hollows is Reader in Media and Cultural Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK.

She is the author of Feminism, Femininity and Popular Culture () and Domestic Cultures () and co-author of Food and Cultural Studies (). She has also co-edited a number of collections, including Feminism in Popular Culture ().

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POPULAR CULTURE. Before the women's movement and deconstruction, the term femininity was understood as the opposite of the more obvious masculinity. Femininity represented those traits, characteristics, behaviors, or thought patterns not associated with a given society's expectations of men.

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It also takes into account how mass culture has responded to austerity in the past and the present, whilst examining the impact that feminism will have in the future. The essays, all by well-known scholars in Italian studies, reflect the authors' specific critical interests in cinema, fashion, literary texts, feminist theory, and popular culture, past and present.

Some address the culture of everyday life, while others examine feminism and femininity in the context of philosophy, ethics, or national identity Cited by: Angela McRobbie, The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change, Sage Publications,pp., $ (paperback).

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"Feminism and Youth Culture has long been regarded as a classic text in the field of British cultural studies. This new edition brings together six essays from the original edition - five of which were written while the author was working at the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies under.

“Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.” – Cheris Kramarae “Equality is not a concept. It’s not something we should be striving for. It’s a necessity. Equality is like gravity.

We need it to stand on this earth as men and women, and the misogyny that is in every culture is not a true part of the human condition. Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Part I Introduction -- 1 Second-wave feminism and femininity 2 -- 2 Feminism, cultural studies and popular culture 19 Part II Women's genres: texts and audiences -- 3 Film studies and the woman's film 38 -- 4 Reading romantic fiction 68 -- 5 Soap operas and their audiences 89 Part III Consumption practices and cultural Pages:   Banet-Weiser closes the book by writing that instead of “popular feminism, feminism that is ‘all the rage,’ we need an intersectional, collective rage, directed at a racist and sexist structure.

2. Feminism, cultural studies and popular culture 3. Film studies and the woman's film 4. Reading romantic fiction 5. Soap operas and their audiences 6. Consumption and material culture 7. Fashion and beuaty practices 8. Youth cultures and popular music 9. ConclusionsAuthor: Joanne Hollows.

It offers an understanding of the place of domesticity in contemporary popular culture whilst considering how these domesticities might be understood from a feminist perspective. All the essays contribute to a more complex understanding of the relationships between feminism, femininity and domesticity, developing new ways of theorizing these Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Her research into anti-feminism and popular culture provides readers with a strong insight into the ‘vibrant yet fragmented’ nature of feminism today and with hope about its future.

In this sense, another triumph of Griffin's book is its resistance to normative understandings of social media as being a place for narcissistic : Amelia Morris. Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation 1st Edition. Hannah McCann Septem Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body.

“When Beyoncé stood up in front of a brightly lit sign that read ‘Feminist,’ it was a unique moment a black woman was popularizing feminism, and then all these other white popular Author: Aja Hoggatt.

“Popular culture is the politics of the 21 st Century” Gale Weathers, Scream 3. 1] The s might well be remembered as the decade of Girl Culture and Girl Power. New phrases began sounding in the air and new images surfacing in our media, changing the face of popular culture in a decidedly more youthful and feminine direction.

The questions will go back to the gender roles and issues concerning feminisms and masculinity. One may question any advantage of being a male to a female because this is where stereotypes are arising especially in the American popular culture.

Many scholars have written on gender and culture; most of the highlighted discussions are. Exploring the contradictions surrounding modern-day femininity and its complicated relationship with feminism and postfeminism, this book provides a history of femininity in popular culture since the s, analysing its shifting relationship with (post)feminism and concepts of female victimization.

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