Twenty-first Century Feminism

Forming and Performing Femininity

Editors: Nally, C., Smith, A. (Eds.)

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This collection of essays considers the ways in which feminism is still an important issue in twenty-first century society. Looking at various forms of literature, media, and popular culture, the book establishes that contemporary images of femininity are highly contested, complex, and frequently problematic.

About the authors

Claire Nally, University of Northumbria, UK Angela Smith, University of Sunderland, UK Jennifer Anyan, Southampton Solent University, UK Anne Burns, Loughborough University School of Art, UK Leslie Heywood, State University of New York, USA Makiko Iseri, University of Sussex, UK Karen Sturgeon-Dodsworth, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK Rosie White, Northumbria University, UK

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-16

    Smith, Angela

  • ‘Strange Borrowing’: Affective Neuroscience, Neoliberalism and the ‘Cruelly Optimistic’ Gendered Bodies of CrossFit

    Pages 17-40

    Heywood, Leslie

  • Big Sister TV: Bossiness, Bullying and Banter in Early Twenty-first Century Make-over Television

    Pages 41-65

    Smith, Angela

  • Boredom and Reinvention for the Female Gaze Within Personal Fashion Blogs

    Pages 66-92

    Anyan, Jennifer

  • In Full View: Involuntary Porn and the Postfeminist Rhetoric of Choice

    Pages 93-118

    Burns, Anne

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Twenty-first Century Feminism
Book Subtitle
Forming and Performing Femininity
Editors
  • C. Nally
  • A. Smith
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-49285-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137492852
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-49284-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50468-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 190
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