Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2018

304 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474411233

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Cultural Texts and Theories

Second Edition

Stéphanie Genz and Benjamin Brabon

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • User-friendly format allows students and lecturers to explore the diverse postfeminist landscape as well as examine specific versions of it
  • An original and rigorous critical approach to the topic that advances a contextualized understanding of postfeminism
  • Detailed analysis in chapters on the Backlash, New Traditionalism and Austerity Nostalgia, New Feminism, Girl Power and Chick-lit, Do-Me Feminism and Raunch Culture, (Neo)liberal Sexism, Postmodern Feminism, Postcolonial Feminism, Queer Feminism, Men and Feminism, Cyberfeminism, Third Wave Feminism, Sexual Micro-/Macro-Politics, Celebrity Brand Culture
  • Includes topical case studies on (amongst others) Game of Thrones, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Lady Gaga, Girls, Nicki Minaj, Slut Walk, FEMEN

New to this Edition:

  • Extended critical history of postfeminism
  • Engagement with a new postfeminist vocabulary associated with post-recession
  • Close analysis of the impact of a recessionary postfeminist stance

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