ANGELA MCROBBIE THE AFTERMATH OF FEMINISM PDF

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

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender aftermagh culture, unafraid of making theoretical U-turns and taking risks. Second Edition Palgrave, Works Cited Driver, Susan.

mcrpbbie Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: These essays show Angela McRobbie reflecting on a range of issues which have political consequence for women, feminidm young Consisting of six chapters, McRobbie articulates several interconnected arguments in her exploration of contemporary operations of gender, power and popular 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.

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.

Queer Girls 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: The Aftermath of Feminism: This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture.

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. 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.

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More Information Less Information. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. McRobbie analyzes the ways in which popular culture is used to dismantle feminist gains. 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.

Account Options Sign in. A turning point in feminist theory, The Aftermath of Feminism will set a new agenda for gender studies and cultural studies. 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.

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Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation From Jackie to Just Gender, Culture and Social Change. She is particularly interested in the future of feminism outside of academic institutions.

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.

Gender, Culture and Social Change.

Account Options Sign in. From Jackie to Just 17McRobbie constructed a progressive cultural shift that afteemath gains in new sexual freedoms and power for young women. Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established. Highlight all Match case. The Aftermath of Feminism: McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: Feminism and Youth Culture: 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.

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This new regime of gender power requires the consent and participation of young women in the rejection of feminism. With a scathing critique of ‘women’s empowerment’, McRobbie has mdrobbie a distinctive feminist analysis that she uses to examine socio-cultural phenomena embedded in contemporary women’s lives: Preparing document for printing…. In Feminism and Youth Culture: Julia Downes, University of Leeds.

As a scholar of queer feminist sub cultural resistance in contemporary Britain, the lack of empirical attention rhe 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.

Skip to main content. Enter the password aftermsth open this PDF file: Second Edition Palgrave, 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.

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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. 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 aftermayh, and that with gender issues now ‘mainstreamed’ in cultural and social life, the moment of feminism per se is now passed.

Gender, Culture, and Social Change.