Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 April 2009

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780748635801

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Stéphanie Genz and Benjamin Brabon

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Adopts an inclusive and interdisciplinary approach, situating postfeminism in relation to earlier feminisms and addressing its manifestations in popular culture, academia and politics
  • An original critical approach to the topic that advances a context-specific understanding of postfeminism and draws links between feminist theory, academia, popular culture and politics
  • Discusses the Feminist Backlash, Girl Power and Chick-lit, Postmodern Feminism, Queer Feminism, Third Wave Feminism and Enterprise Culture
  • Includes topical case studies on the Spice Girls, Lara Croft, David Beckham, Fight Club, Will and Grace, The L Word, Boys Don't Cry, Paris Hilton, Sex and the City, Bridget Jones's Diary, Ally McBeal, and Desperate Housewives

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