Postfeminism: Cultural Texts and Theories

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Index
agency, 6–9, 12, 15, 24–6, 29–30, 32–9, 41, 59–60, 66, 74, 76–81, 89, 92, 103, 105, 107, 109–11, 114–17, 151, 162, 166–72, 174, 176, 177–9
Alien, 145, 153–4
Ally McBeal, 41, 64, 72–4, 92
anti-feminism, 9, 12, 63
appropriation, 8, 12, 16, 97, 44, 60, 78, 82, 101, 135, 146, 148, 175
Aschenbrand, Periel, 2, 167, 174–6
Baby Boom, 52, 59–61
backlash, 5, 8–10, 12, 15–16, 24, 33, 34, 39, 44, 46, 51–9, 60, 62, 63, 65, 71, 74, 82, 100, 133, 136, 140, 141, 143, 144, 145, 149, 160–2, 166–7, 176–8
Baudrillard, Jean, 111, 143, 152
Beckham, David, 2, 84, 132, 139–41
Bitch magazine, 96–7
Bly, Robert, 135–6
Boys Don’t Cry, 125, 129–31
bra-burner, 12, 22–3, 77, 129
Bridget Jones’s Diary, 1, 18, 51, 55, 76, 84–90
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 156, 162–5
BUST magazine, 96
Butler, Judith, 40, 42n4, 79, 119, 124–7, 131, 136, 138, 151, 169
chick lit, 76, 84–9, 92
commoditisation, 5, 16, 25, 33, 101, 122, 127, 134–5, 137–41, 162, 166
consciousness-raising, 20, 22, 53, 68, 80, 86–7, 93, 99, 168
consumer culture, 5, 6, 8, 9, 25, 36, 77, 79–80, 87, 137, 138, 160, 161, 172, 177
cosmetic surgery, 78, 119–20, 150–1
cyberfeminism, 2, 145–6
cyborg, 9, 145–51
Daly, Mary, 21, 23–4, 77
Denfeld, Rene, 13–14, 64, 71–2, 160
Desperate Housewives, 52, 60–2, 100
do-me feminism, 2, 65, 91–8, 100, 169
drag, 125–6
Dworkin, Andrea, 91, 93–4

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vi
  • Introduction- Postfeminist Contexts 1
  • 1 - Backlash and New Traditionalism 51
  • 2 - New Feminism- Victim vs. Power 64
  • 3 - Girl Power and Chick Lit 76
  • 4 - Do-Me Feminism and Raunch Culture 91
  • 5 - Postmodern (Post)Feminism 106
  • 6 - Queer (Post)Feminism 124
  • 7 - Men and Postfeminism 132
  • 8 - Cyber-Postfeminism 145
  • 9 - Third Wave Feminism 156
  • 10 - Micro-Politics and Enterprise Culture 166
  • Afterword- Postfeminist Possibilities 178
  • Bibliography 180
  • Index 196
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