Postfemininities in Popular Culture

  • Stéphanie Genz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction: The “f-Words”

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      Pages 1-34
  3. From “Feminine Mystique” to “Girl Power”

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
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      Pages 82-96
  4. Postfemininities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
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      Pages 99-117
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      Pages 118-133
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      Pages 134-151
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      Pages 152-169
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      Pages 170-172
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 173-218

About this book


Addressing the contradictions surrounding modern-day femininity and its complicated relationship with feminism and postfeminism, this book examines a range of popular female and feminist icons and paradigms. It offers an innovative and forward-looking perspective on femininity and the modern female self.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Stéphanie Genz
    • 1
  1. 1.Edge Hill UniversityUK

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