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Author Crasnow, Sharon
Title Philosophical Feminism and Popular Culture
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2012
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction Philosophers and Popular Culture -- 1 The Seriously Erotic Politics of Laughter: Bitches, Whores, and Other Fumerists -- 2 Black Female Crossover Comedy: Freedom, Liberty, and Minstrelsy -- 3 Pregnancy as Choice and Excess -- 4 So Whatever Happened to Those Philosopher Queens? Plato and Feminism in Sex and the City -- 5 Power and Aggression: Reflections on the Women of Battlestar Galactica -- 6 Why Does Mad Men Make Us So Mad? -- 7 The Girl Who Made Us Think about Autonomy -- 8 Who's Afraid of Naomi Wolf? Feminism in Post-Feminist Culture -- Bibliography -- About the Contributors
The eight essays contained in this book explore the portrayal of women, and various philosophical responses to that portrayal in contemporary post-civil rights society. They bring feminist voices to the conversation about gender and attests to the importance of feminist critique in what is sometimes claimed to be a post-feminist era
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Crasnow, Sharon Philosophical Feminism and Popular Culture Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books,c2012 9780739197776
Subject Feminist theory.;Feminism and mass media.;Women in popular culture
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Alt Author Waugh, Joanne
Oliver, Kelly
Willett, Cynthia
Willett, Julie
Zack, Naomi
Schultz, Anne-Marie
Ingle, Jennifer
Wright, Lenore
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