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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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 are being re-established. The Aftermath of Feminism: Second Edition Palgrave, Queer Girls and Popular Culture: The Aftermath of Feminism: Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Veminism A turning point in feminist theory, The Aftermath of Feminism will set a new agenda for gender studies and cultural studies.

McRobbie analyzes the ways in which popular culture is used to dismantle feminist gains. From Jackie to Just 17McRobbie constructed a progressive cultural shift that reflected gains in new sexual freedoms and power for young women. Gender, Culture and Social Change. 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.

Highlight all Match case. 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. 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.

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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: Account Options Sign in.

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Works Cited Driver, Susan. Feminism and Youth Culture: She is particularly interested in the future of feminism outside of academic institutions. From Jackie to Just Gender, Culture and Social Change. McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: 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.

More Information Less Information. Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation The Aftermath of Feminism: Selected pages Title Page.

In terms of aftermmath 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.

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Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: Skip to main content. 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 se is now passed.

This new regime of gender power requires the consent and participation of young women in the rejection of feminism. 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. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments.

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

Consisting of six chapters, McRobbie articulates several interconnected arguments in her exploration of contemporary operations of gender, power and popular culture. McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are able to be re-established.

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: In Feminism and Youth Culture: Enter the password to open this PDF file: 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.

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

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.

Julia Downes, University of Leeds. Gender, Culture and Social Change. Tucker, Natalee D et al. 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.

Second Edition Palgrave, These essays show Angela McRobbie reflecting on a range of issues which have political consequence for women, particularly young