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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Gender, Culture, and Social Change. Preparing document for printing…. Reading, Resisting, and Creating Media. McRobbie dismisses the potential of subcultures that are constantly threatened by corporate co-optation: The Aftermath of Feminism: These essays show Angela McRobbie reflecting on a range of issues which have political consequence for women, particularly young McRobbie trenchantly argues that it is precisely on these grounds that invidious forms of gender -re-stabilisation are able to be re-established.

aangela 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. More Information Less Information.

Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: This new regime of gender power requires the consent and participation of young women in the rejection of feminism.

Once again McRobbie has emerged as a confident feminist scholar of gender and culture, kcrobbie of making theoretical U-turns and taking risks. Works Cited Driver, Susan.

Aftermatn library Help Advanced Book Search. Feminism and Youth Culture: The Aftermath of Feminism: Selected pages Title Page. 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: Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation Gender, Culture and 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. Angela McRobbie explores the cultural forces that have thr 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.

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Challenging the most basic assumptions of the ‘end’ of feminism, this book argues that invidious forms of gender re-stabilisation are being re-established. This book is not an empirical work, but rather a survey of changes in popular culture. 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: Enter the password to open this PDF file: The Aftermath of Feminism: 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.

Other editions – View all The Aftermath of Feminism: A turning point in feminist theory, The Aftermath of Feminism will set a new agenda for gender studies and cultural studies. Account Options Sign in. McRobbie analyzes the ways in which popular culture is used to dismantle feminist gains.

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

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. 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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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. Highlight all Match case.

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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.

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.

Skip to main content. 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.

She is particularly interested in the future of feminism outside of academic institutions. Consisting of six chapters, McRobbie articulates several interconnected arguments in her exploration of contemporary operations of gender, power 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 theory of gender power. Julia Downes, University of Leeds. Second Edition Palgrave, Gender, Culture and Social Change.

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