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Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism

Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284142
eISBN:
9780520959798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284142.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Are girls taking over the world? It would appear so based on magazine covers, news headlines, and popularized books touting girls’ academic success. As a result, many in Western society assume that ... More


Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Karen W. Tice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Universities are unlikely venues for grading, branding, and marketing gendered beauty, bodies, poise, and style. Nonetheless, thousands of college women have sought not only college diplomas but ... More


Making the Grade in the New Millennium: Beauty, Platforming, Celebrity, and Normativity

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the contemporary world of campus pageantry across diverse university contexts and examines the discourses of primarily white contestants and organizers as they attempt to ... More


Are Girls Taking Over the World?

Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

in Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284142
eISBN:
9780520959798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284142.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter sets the context for the book by explaining and then challenging the notion that girls are taking over the world because they have been positioned as the new dominant sex in education. ... More


Sexism and the Smart Girl

Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

in Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284142
eISBN:
9780520959798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284142.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In this chapter, we explore the tension between girls’ assumptions of gender equality and the sexism they (or we) identified. When girls did not see sexism in their lives, it sometimes created ... More


Autonomy in the Kitchen?: Food Films and Postfeminism

Laura Lindenfeld and Fabio Parasecoli

in Feasting Our Eyes: Food Films and Cultural Identity in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172516
eISBN:
9780231542975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172516.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considers instead the relationship between women and food, in professional and domestic environments. Cooking is presented as a way for women to assert themselves and their independence, while at the ... More


No Country for Old Women: Gender, Age and the Gothic

Avril Horner and Sue Zlosnik

in Women and the Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748699124
eISBN:
9781474422253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699124.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter uncovers a complex dialogue in and between Gothic texts about the ageing woman – one that both reflects the fear, anxiety and revulsion evoked by the ageing female body in many cultures ... More


Feminism in Hard Times: From Criticism to Critique

Brenda Cossman

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Feminism as grand theory may be over. However, feminism has developed an expertise in analyses of gender that continue to have purchase, and that can and are put to use in the analysis of ... More


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