Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2019

264 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526133090

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The power of vulnerability

Mobilising affect in feminist, queer and anti-racist media cultures

Edited by Anu Koivunen, Katariina Kyrölä, and Ingrid Ryberg

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides an original framework for understanding the emotionally charged terrain of contemporary feminist, queer and antiracist media cultures
  • Investigates the language of vulnerability that has become central to progressive discourse in recent years
  • Addresses intensely debated ideas and practices such as the implementation of trigger warnings and diversity policies
  • Brings together a broad range of original case studies examining the language of vulnerability, its meanings and historical legacies in popular as well as activist media texts and practices
  • Enables groundbreaking ways of thinking about affect and contemporary media culture by compiling a diverse range of sophisticated theoretical and methodological approaches

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