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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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. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Angela McRobbie explores the cultural forces that ov 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 These essays show Angela McRobbie reflecting on a range of issues which have political consequence for women, particularly young Other editions – View sngela The Aftermath of Feminism: Challenging the most basic assumptions mcrbobie the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established.
Consumer and popular culture encroach on the terrain of so-called female freedom, appearing supportive of female success, yet tying women into ths post-feminist neurotic dependencies. 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.
Tucker, Natalee D et al. Gender, Culture and Social Change. From Jackie to Just 17McRobbie constructed a progressive cultural shift that reflected gains in new sexual freedoms and power for young women.
Second Edition Palgrave, Selected pages Title Page. The Aftermath of Feminism: Julia Downes, University of Leeds. Works Cited Driver, Susan. Account Options Sign in. Gender, Culture, and Social Change.
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. Second Edition Palgrave, Queer Girls and Popular Culture: 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 in the last 30 years, and that with gender issues now ‘mainstreamed’ in cultural and social life, the moment of feminism per aftermatj is now passed.
Personally I found myself taking sharp in-breaths as McRobbie spun out an increasing sense of loss, pessimism, and lack of confidence in new aftermatb of young women. She is particularly interested in the future of feminism outside of academic institutions. This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture.
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Gender, Culture and Social Change. More Information Less Information. Highlight all Match case. McRobbie attermath the ways in which popular culture is used to dismantle feminist gains.
McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: With a scathing after,ath 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: Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media. 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.
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.
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. 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.
This new regime of gender power requires the consent and participation of young women in the rejection of feminism. 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: McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are able to be re-established. The Aftermath of Feminism: From Jackie to Just