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Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Kendra Marston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first extended study into the politics of whiteness inherent within postfeminist popular cinema. It analyses a selection of Hollywood films dating from the turn of the millennium, ... More


Action women

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter introduces and historicises the key debates about the female action hero, before offering an extended investigation of the representation of the female action hero in contemporary action ... More


Contemporary Women’s Writing In French

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The introduction explores the terrain of women’s writing in French over the course of the late twentieth century and into the new millennium. It locates the place of women’s writing on the ... More


Performing Feminist Masculinity in a Postfeminist Era

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

in Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter engages an ongoing conversation within Hip Hop Studies in regards to masculinity. Instead of asking what Hip Hop masculinity does to girls and women, whereby they become victims of ... More


Desperate Housewives: The Suburb as Social Space

Timotheus Vermeulen

in Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the public mind, there is a correlation between women and suburbs. “Women and suburbs, Susan Saegert notes, are thought “to share domesticity, repose, closeness to nature, lack of seriousness, ... More


Sex, Identity, and Consumer Culture

Adrienne Evans and Sarah Riley

in Technologies of Sexiness: Sex, Identity, and Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199914760
eISBN:
9780190202545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914760.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 1 proposes a fusion of neoliberal subjectivity, consumer culture, and postfeminist sentiment as the backdrop against which current concepts of sexiness have been able to proliferate. The ... More


Introduction: Assembling the Narrative Threads

Emily Spiers

in Pop-Feminist Narratives: The Female Subject under Neoliberalism in North America, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820871
eISBN:
9780191860461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820871.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Spiers situates pop-feminism in relation to key debates in recent feminist history concerning postfeminism, third-wave feminism, transgressive sexuality, and feminist politics in a neoliberal ... More


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