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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Gender, Culture and Social Change. 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: 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.

Selected pages Title Page. Feminism and Youth Culture: She is particularly interested afhermath the future of feminism outside of academic institutions.

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.

Works Cited Driver, Susan. Gender, Culture aftemath Social Change. 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.

Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender and culture, unafraid of making theoretical U-turns and taking risks. These nine essays span a wide range of topics, including – the UK feminismm ‘new sexual contract’ to young women, feminsm popular TV makeover programmes, – anglea theories of backlash and the ‘undoing’ of sexual politics, – feminism in a global frame – the ‘illegible rage’ underlying contemporary femininities.

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Second Edition Palgrave, The Aftermath of Feminism: Queer Girls and Popular Culture: 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 aftermahh of gender power. Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: 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: McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: 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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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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Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. From Jackie to Just 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: 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.

The Aftermath of Feminism: 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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angfla 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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Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation Second Edition Palgrave, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Tucker, Natalee D et al. The Aftermath of Feminism: 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 mcrbobie se is now passed. 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.

Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture and Social Change. Preparing document for printing…. In Feminism and Youth Culture: Reading, Resisting, mcrobie Creating Media. McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are xftermath to be re-established.

Enter the password to open this PDF file: This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture. Personally I found myself taking sharp in-breaths as McRobbie spun out an increasing sense of loss, pessimism, and lack feminissm confidence in new generations of young women. Gender, Culture, and Social Change.

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