New Femininities

Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity

  • Rosalind Gill
  • Christina Scharff

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    1. Rosalind Gill, Christina Scharff
      Pages 1-17
  3. Sexual Subjectivity and the Makeover Paradigm

  4. Negotiating Postfeminist Media Culture

  5. Textual Complications

  6. New Femininities: Agency and/as Making Do

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201

About this book


This collection of original essays looks at the way in which experiences and representations of femininity are changing, and explores the possibilities for producing 'new' femininities in the twenty-first century. The volume includes a Preface by leading feminist scholar Angela McRobbie.


culture feminism girlhood girls identity media culture neoliberalism politics women

Editors and affiliations

  • Rosalind Gill
    • 1
  • Christina Scharff
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Culture, Media and Creative IndustriesKing’s CollegeLondonEngland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30851-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-29452-3
  • About this book