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Emergent feminisms: complicating a postfeminist media culture

Contributor(s): Keller, Jessalynn [Editor] | Ryan, Maureen E [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge research in gender, sexuality, and media. Publisher: New York Routledge 2018Description: xi, 238 p.ISBN: 9780815386612.Subject(s): Feminism | Feminism and mass media | PostfeminismDDC classification: 305.42 Summary: Through twelve chapters that historicize and re-evaluate postfeminism as a dominant framework of feminist media studies, this collection maps out new modes of feminist media analysis at both theoretical and empirical levels and offers new insights into the visibility and circulation of feminist politics in contemporary media cultures. The essays in this collection resituate feminism within current debates about postfeminism, considering how both operate as modes of political engagement and as scholarly traditions. Authors analyze a range of media texts and practices including American television shows Being Mary Jane and Inside Amy Schumer, Beyonce’s "Formation" music video, misandry memes, and Hong Kong cinema. https://www.routledge.com/Emergent-Feminisms-Complicating-a-Postfeminist-Media-Culture-1st-Edition/Keller-Ryan/p/book/9780815386612
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Table of Contents

Identities

1. Being Mary Jane and Postfeminsm’s Problem With Race Amanda Rossie
2. "Are you a feminist?": Celebrity, Publicity and the Making of a PR-Friendly Feminism Bryce Renninger
3. "I’m Cool With It": The Popular Feminism of Inside Amy Schumer Taylor Nygaard
4. Playing in the Closet: Female Rock Musicians, Fashion, and Citational Feminism Alyxandra Vesey
Solidarities
5. #iammorethanadistraction: Connecting Local Body Politics to a Digital Feminist Movement Emilie Zaslow
6. Indignant Feminism: Parsing the Ironic Grammar of YouTube Activism Sujata Moorti
7. From Pro-Equality to Anti-Sexual Violence: The Feminist Logics of Title IX in Media Culture Sarah Projansky
8. Black "Rantings": Indigenous Feminisms Online Verity Trott
Ambivalences
9. The New Afro in a Postfeminist Media Culture: Rachel Dolezal, Beyoncé’s "Formation," and the Politics of Choice Cheryl Thompson
10. #WomenAgainstFeminism: Towards a Phenomenology of Incoherence Jonathan Cohn
11. Lean In or Bend Over? Postfeminism, Neoliberalism, and Hong Kong's Wonder Women Gina Marchetti
12. @NoToFeminism, #FeministsAreUgly and Misandry Memes: How Social Media Feminist Humor is Calling out Antifeminism Emilie Lawrence and Jessica Ringrose

Through twelve chapters that historicize and re-evaluate postfeminism as a dominant framework of feminist media studies, this collection maps out new modes of feminist media analysis at both theoretical and empirical levels and offers new insights into the visibility and circulation of feminist politics in contemporary media cultures. The essays in this collection resituate feminism within current debates about postfeminism, considering how both operate as modes of political engagement and as scholarly traditions. Authors analyze a range of media texts and practices including American television shows Being Mary Jane and Inside Amy Schumer, Beyonce’s "Formation" music video, misandry memes, and Hong Kong cinema.

https://www.routledge.com/Emergent-Feminisms-Complicating-a-Postfeminist-Media-Culture-1st-Edition/Keller-Ryan/p/book/9780815386612

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