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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.
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: Gender, Culture mcrovbie Social Change. Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender and culture, unafraid of making theoretical U-turns and taking risks.
Works Cited Driver, Susan. Abstract 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: Feminism and Youth Culture: Other editions – View all 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.
Book Review: The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change by Angela McRobbie
Gender, Culture and Social Change. 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.
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. Gender, Culture, and Social Change.
mcrobbke These nine essays span a wide range of topics, including – the UK government’s ‘new sexual contract’ to young women, – popular TV feminnism programmes, – feminist theories of backlash and the ‘undoing’ of sexual politics, – feminism in a global frame – the ‘illegible rage’ underlying contemporary femininities.
Second Edition Palgrave, 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. These essays mcrkbbie Angela McRobbie reflecting on a range of issues which have political consequence for women, particularly young women, in a context where it is frequently assumed that progress has been made in the last 30 years, and that with gender issues now ‘mainstreamed’ in cultural and social life, the moment of feminism per se is now passed.
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: Skip to main content. 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 feminisj.
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Enter the password to open this PDF file: A turning point in feminist theory, The Aftermath of Feminism will set a new agenda for gender studies and cultural studies. The Aftermath of Feminism: 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.
Julia Downes, University of Leeds. She is particularly interested in the future of feminism outside of academic institutions.
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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 feminixm. The Aftermath of Feminism: Account Options Sign in. The Aftermath of Feminism: In Feminism and Youth Culture: More Information Less Information.
This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture. From Jackie to Just This review highlights the major arguments in the text and concludes with a discussion of the usefulness of this book in academic courses and further study.