Postfemininities In Popular Culture by Stephanie Genz

Postfemininities In Popular Culture

byStephanie Genz

Hardcover | March 31, 2009

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Addressing the contradictions surrounding modern-day femininity and its complicated relationship with feminism and postfeminism, this book examines a range of popular female/feminist icons and paradigms. It offers an innovative and forward-looking perspective on femininity and the modern female self.

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STEPHANIE GENZ is Senior Lecturer in Media and Culture at Edge Hill University. She specializes in contemporary gender and cultural theory. Her publications include Postfeminism: Culture Texts and Theories, Postfeminist Gothic: Critical Interventions in Contemporary Culture and Key Concepts in Popular Culture. 
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Title:Postfemininities In Popular CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:March 31, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230551505

ISBN - 13:9780230551503

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The F-Words
Part I: From Feminine Mystique to Girl Power
The Problem That Has a Name: The Feminine Concentration Camp
Burning the Bra: Second Wave Enemies of Glamour
Boiling the Bunny: The Backlash and Macho Feminism
Going Pink: Postfeminism and Girl Power
Part II: Postfemininities
The (Un)happy Housewife Heroine
Having It All: The Superwoman
Making It on Her Own: The Singleton
Fighting It: The Supergirl