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We were feminists once : from Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl®, the buying and selling of a political movement

Author: Andi Zeisler
Publisher: New York : BBS, PublicAffairs, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A critical assessment of feminism today by the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine draws on the stories of institutions and everyday women to illuminate how feminism has been compromised by market forces, subversive politics and popular culture, sharing strategic recommendations for how to reverse marginalizing trends, "--NoveList.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andi Zeisler
ISBN: 1610395891 9781610395892 9781610395908 1610395905
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 914195503
Description: xvi, 285 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Pt. One: The new embrace : 1. The corridors of empower ; 2. Heroine addicts: feminism and Hollywood ; 3. Do these underpants make me look feminist? ; 4. The golden age of (feminist) TV ; 5. Our Beyoncés, ourselves: celebrity feminism --
Pt. Two: The same old normal ; 6. Killer waves ; 7. Empowering down ; 8. The rise of big woman ; 9. Creeping beauty --
Epilogue: The end of feel-good feminism.
Responsibility: Andi Zeisler.

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"A critical assessment of feminism today by the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine draws on the stories of institutions and everyday women to illuminate how feminism has been compromised by market forces, subversive politics and popular culture, sharing strategic recommendations for how to reverse marginalizing trends, "--NoveList.
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