ANGELA MCROBBIE THE AFTERMATH OF FEMINISM PDF

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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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: 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 McRobbie analyzes the ways in which popular culture is used to dismantle feminist gains. More Information Less Information.

Selected pages Title Page. Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established.

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

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. 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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Book Review: The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change by Angela McRobbie

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.

Second Edition Palgrave, mcrkbbie The Tge of Feminism: 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. Aftermath is not based on empirical fieldwork but rhe 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.

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. Highlight all Match case. Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media.

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: Tucker, Natalee D et al.

This new regime feminismm gender power requires the consent and participation of young women in the rejection of feminism.

From Jackie to Just Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change. McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are able to be re-established. Gender, Culture, and Social Change.

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The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change. 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 rage’ underlying contemporary femininities. 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.

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Queer Girls and Popular Culture: Thumbnails Aftermth Outline Attachments. Account Options Sign in. In Feminism and Youth Culture: McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: 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: Gender, Culture and Social Change.

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

Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation 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. Account Options Sign in.

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