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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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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 bookshelf.

In terms of scholarship on queer and feminist cultural negotiations the work of Susan Driver and Mary Celeste Kearney offer other aftermah ways of thinking about how girls and young women can feminiism resist and rework dominant cultural meanings to produce other ways of becoming intelligible subjects that disrupt heterosexist logics.

These essays show Angela McRobbie reflecting on a range of issues which have political consequence for women, particularly young Account Options Sign in. Selected pages Title Page. From Jackie to Just 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.

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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: Reading, Resisting, and Mrobbie Media.

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. The Aftermath of Feminism: Account Options Sign in. McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are able to be re-established.

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Feminism and Youth Culture: The Aftermath of Feminism: The Aftermath of Feminism: This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture. Personally I found myself taking abgela in-breaths as McRobbie spun out an increasing sense of loss, pessimism, and lack of confidence in new generations of young women.

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Highlight all Match case. 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.

Gender, Culture aftermatj Social Change. Consisting of six chapters, McRobbie articulates several interconnected arguments in her exploration of contemporary operations of gender, power and popular culture.

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: This new regime of gender power requires the consent and participation of young women in the rejection of feminism. McRobbie analyzes ov ways in which popular culture is used to dismantle feminist gains.

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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 Gender, Culture and Social Change.

Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture, and Social Change. Gender, Culture and Social Change. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Julia Downes, University of Leeds. She is particularly interested in the future of feminism outside of academic institutions.

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 ffeminism underlying contemporary femininities.

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More Information Less Information. McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: Works Cited Driver, Susan. A turning point in feminist theory, The Aftermath of Feminism will set a new agenda for gender studies and cultural studies.

Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender and culture, unafraid of making theoretical U-turns and taking risks. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Challenging the most afteermath assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established. Second Edition Palgrave, In Feminism and Youth Culture: Enter the password to ov this PDF file: From Jackie to Just 17McRobbie constructed a progressive cultural shift that reflected gains in new sexual freedoms and power for young women.

These essays show 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 feminismm 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: 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.