Feminism and Cultural Studies

Paperback | August 1, 1998

EditorMorag Shiach

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Oxford Readings in Feminism provide accessible, one-volume guides to the very best in contemporary feminist thinking, assessing its impact and importance in key areas of study. Collected together by scholars of outstanding reputation in their field, the articles chosen represent the mostimportant work on feminist issues, and concise, lively introductions to each volume crystallize the main lines of debate in the field. This collection, edited by Morag Shiach, brings together exciting work in feminism and cultural studies from different countries and different historical moments. It combines 'classic' articles with more recent work to offer an insight into the challenges and innovations of work within culturalstudies. The collection is organised thematically in ways which illuminate the development of theoretical and political debates within feminism and cultural studies. Different traditions within cultural studies are brought into relation with each other to explore areas such as commodification,women and labour, mass culture, fantasy and ideas of home.

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Oxford Readings in Feminism provide accessible, one-volume guides to the very best in contemporary feminist thinking, assessing its impact and importance in key areas of study. Collected together by scholars of outstanding reputation in their field, the articles chosen represent the mostimportant work on feminist issues, and concise, ...

Morag Shiach is Reader in Cultural Studies, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London (see below for list of publications)

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:612 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.02 inPublished:August 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198752350

ISBN - 13:9780198752356

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Morag Shiach: IntroductionMeaghan Morris: Things to do with Shopping CentresMica Nava: Consumerism ReconsideredAngela McRobbie: Shut Up and DanceKristen Drotner: Cast Upon Their Own ResourcesAnne Ducille: Dyes and DollsPatricia Williams: The Death of the ProfaneDorothy Hobson: Women Audiences and the WorkplaceChristine Griffin: Typical Girls?Catherine Hall: The Tale of Samuel and JemimaSally Alexander: A Woman in London in the 1920s and 30sPatricia Mellencamp: High AnxietyClaire Johnston: Women's Cinema as Counter CinemaJackie Stacey: Desperately Seeking DifferenceJacqueline Bobo: Black Women as Cultural ReadersChristine Geraghty: Women and Soap OperaLaura Mulvey: Cosmetics and AbjectionJudith Williamson: Family, Education, PhotographyCharlotte Brunsden: Pedagogies of the FeminineAlison Light: `Returning to Manderley'Janice Radway: Romance and the Work of FantasyClare Whatling: Who's Read Macho Sluts?Elspeth Probyn: Disciplinary DesiresGargi Bhattacharyya: `Who Fancies Pakis?'Lesley Johnson: `As Housewives We Are Worms'Kristin Ross: Hygiene and ModernizationBiddy Martin and Chandra Talpade Mohanty: Feminist PoliticsIen Ang: On Not Speaking ChineseSusan Leigh Star: From Hestia to Home Page