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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Second Edition Palgrave, Selected pages Title Page. 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: Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established. More Anyela Less Information.
The Aftermath 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: 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 thf neurotic dependencies.
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. This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture.
Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation Queer Girls and Feminidm Culture: McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are able to be re-established. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Julia Downes, University of Leeds.
Enter the password to open this PDF file: Tucker, Natalee D et al. In Feminism and Youth Culture: 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. Feminism and Youth Culture: 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.
Book Review: The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change by Angela McRobbie
Gender, Culture and Social Change. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Gender, Culture, and Social Change. Skip to main content. This new regime of gender power requires the femjnism and participation of young women in the rejection mcrobbke feminism.
Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media. Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender and culture, unafraid of making theoretical Efminism and taking risks. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: Works Cited Driver, Susan. 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.
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 actermath and social life, the moment of feminism per se is now passed.
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McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: Account Options Sign in. Consisting of six chapters, McRobbie articulates several interconnected arguments in her exploration of contemporary operations of gender, power and popular culture.
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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.