Postfeminism

cultural texts and theories
  • 199 Pages
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Edinburgh University Press , Edinburgh
Feminist t
StatementStéphanie Genz and Benjamin A. Brabon.
ContributionsBrabon, Benjamin A., 1977-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .G4765 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23741866M
ISBN 100748635793, 0748635807
ISBN 139780748635795, 9780748635801
LC Control Number2009483465

The book analyses postfeminism's underpinnings and critical contexts, different definitions and meanings as well as popular media representations.

Adopting an inclusive and interdisciplinary approach, the authors situate postfeminism in relation to earlier feminisms and address its manifestations in popular culture, academia and politics. Chick Lit and Postfeminism is a very well-researched, well-written and well-structured book.

While postfeminism is a difficult concept that has taken me months of intensive research to finally understand, I think that the connections made between this genre and postfeminism make a lot of by: A Taste of Lacan I read this book out of a dual interest in Lacan and Postfeminism.

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This is part of a broader reading project for which I've been reading Hegel in preparation for more reading of contemporary Continental Philosophy, especially Zizek, who has been greatly influenced by /5. Postfeminism book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first introductory text on postfeminism, this book provides an indi /5. The book is "Introducing Postfeminism" by Sophia Phoca and Rebecca Wright.

As postmodern feminism (here-termed 'postfeminism', since philosophers prefer their big words small) has always been of supreme interest to yours truly, I immediately opened the volume and began to glean therefrom the attendant humor I had thoroughly expected/5(4).

The version of this book was motivated by an inclusive and inquisitive ethos to bring to light the various meanings, uses and constituencies of postfeminism in an attempt to unpack the contradictions and intersections of the term and highlight distinct postfeminist patterns, while opening up the category for future sites of investigation.

The background chapters are written by major figures in the field of feminist studies, and include thorough coverage of the history of feminism, as well as extensive discussions of topics such as Postfeminism, Men in Feminism, Feminism and New Technologies and Feminism and by: This edited book inserts postfeminism (PF) as a critical concept into understandings of work and organization.

While the notion of PF has been extensively investigated in cultural and media studies, it has yet to emerge within organization studies - remaining marginal to understandings of work based experiences and subjectivities. This book is the first introductory text on postfeminism.

It provides an indispensable guide that both surveys and critically positions the main issues, theories and contemporary debates Author: Camille Nurka. As Vicki Coppock, Deena Haydon and Ingrid Richter put it in The Illusions of ‘Post-feminism’ (), ‘postfeminism has never been defined.

It remains the product of assumption.’ It is a characteristic postfeminism shares with its semantic relative, postmodernism, which has been similarly described as ‘an amorphous thing’.

The book analyzes postfeminism's underpinnings and critical contexts, different definitions and meanings as well as popular media representations.

Adopting an inclusive and interdisciplinary approach, the authors situate postfeminism in relation to earlier feminisms and address its manifestations in popular culture, academia and politics. Yvonne Tasker is a professor of film and television studies at the University of East Anglia.

She is the author of Working Girls: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema and Spectacular Bodies: Gender, Genre, and the Action Cinema as well as the editor of Action and Adventure Cinema. Diane Negra is a professor of film and television studies at the University of East Anglia.

Postfeminism is defined by class, age, and racial exclusions; it is youth-obsessed and white and middle-class by default. Anchored in consumption as a strategy and leisure as a site for the production of the self, postfeminist mass media assumes that the pleasures and lifestyles with which it is associated are somehow universally shared and.

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In Britain this was most vividly seen in a newspaper column, "Bridget Jones's Diary," and in the enormously successful book and films that followed. For my purposes here, postfeminism permits the close examination of a number of intersecting but also conflicting : $ Postfeminism By Brenda Shaughnessy About this Poet Brenda Shaughnessy earned a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an MFA from Columbia University.

She is the author of Interior with Sudden Joy (   Alison Piepmeier examines the differences in postfeminism and third-wave feminism.

In reading the essays on postfeminism in this section of EBR, I'm struck by the imprecision of the of the essays - like Stobb's - seem not to be discussing postfeminism per se, but just younger feminist negotiations with the conditions of life in the early 20th century.

Essential reading for those seeking a thorough and wide-ranging understanding of postfeminism New for this edition: Extended critical history of postfeminism Engagement with a new postfeminist vocabulary associated with post-recession Close analysis of t.

Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture - Ebook written by Diane Negra, Yvonne Tasker, Lynn Spigel. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture.

Postfeminism is a bit of a funny term. It probably has almost as many meanings as feminism does ie. a lot. Within the feminist literature I have read, definitions tend to fall into two categories: 1) "death of feminism", "anti-feminism", "feminism is irrelevant now" 2) the next stage in feminism, or feminism that intersects with.

"This book is the first introductory text on postfeminism. It provides an indispensable guide that both surveys and critically positions the main issues, theories and contemporary debates surrounding the term. The book analyses postfeminism's underpinnings and critical contexts, different definitions and meanings as well as popular media representations.3/5(2).

This book analyses Australian popular culture – chick lit novels; ‘dramedy’ television shows; women’s magazines; YouTube vlogs; self-help manuals; and newspapers – to reveal the tensions, contradictions and ambiguities that have always been constitutive of postfeminism, including in Australia.

And, one of my favorite media examples of the illusory power of postfeminism that does a superb job of exemplifying the primary elements I have just outlined is Rachel Talalay's film Tank Girl.

This box office flop but Grrrl Power cult fave was the first effort of Dark Horse films, based upon the comic book of the same name.

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Postfeminism is a term used to describe a societal perception that many or all of the goals of feminism have already been achieved, thereby making further iterations and expansions of the movement obsolete.

Many feminist critics use the term postfeminist to negatively describe the renewed embrace of activities and positions that current and previous generations [ ].

Rosalind Gill has written extensively about postfeminism; Catherine Rottenberg has coined the term neoliberal feminism; and Sarah Banet-Weiser has just finished a book on popular feminism.

In our theorisations, we have benefited greatly both from reading each other’s work and from intellectual conversations with other feminist scholars, and Cited by: 8. "New Femininities is an outstanding collection of theoretically rich and engaging essays that analyze how the global project of neoloberalism has coopted many of the basic tenets of feminism in corporately shrewd and often reactionary ways while selling all this as female empowerment.

Edited book entitled Postfeminism and Organization to be published by Routledge Patricia Lewis This edited book inserts postfeminism as a critical concept into understandings of work and : Angela Mcrobbie.

about postfeminism; Catherine Rottenberg has coined the term neoliberal feminism; and Sarah Banet-Weiser has just finished a book on popular feminism. In our the-orisations, we have benefited greatly both from reading each other’s work and from intellectual conversations with other feminist scholars, and have found that there.

Home › Feminism › Postfeminism and Its Entanglement with the Fourth Wave. Postfeminism and Its Entanglement with the Fourth Wave By Nasrullah Mambrol on October 5, • (0). The concept of postfeminism as associated with a time after, or even reaction against, feminism, can in part be attributed to Susan Faludi’s book, Backlash ().

Faludi’s analysis of discussions of. This text comprehensively surveys and critically positions the main issues, theories and contemporary debates surrounding postfeminism.

It covers the term's underpinnings and critical contexts, its different meanings, as well as popular media representations. Adopting an inclusive and Price: $ Postfeminism and the new cultural life of feminism Rosalind Gill City University London Over the past few years feminism has achieved a new luminosity in popular culture.

Feminist books such as Lean In (Sandberg, ) and Unfinished Business (Slaughter,File Size: KB. postfeminism lacks analytic purchase for engaging with a moment characterized by a resur - gence of interest in feminism, the paper seeks to engage with current mainstream media constructions of feminism and to unpick some of the complexities of a cultural momentFile Size: 1MB."This edited book inserts postfeminism (PF) as a critical concept into understandings of work and organization.

While the notion of PF has been extensively investigated in cultural and media studies, it has yet to emerge within organization studies - remaining marginal to understandings of work based experiences and subjectivities.the team comics, the moments and arguments of postfeminism in the comic books come to light.

Furthermore, close textual analysis is utilized to understand the critical response to the comic books, and how that response often overlooks aspects of postfeminism.

The comic book companies argue that women are receiving fairer representation because they.