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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 9781610397735 1610397738
OCLC Number: 914195503
Description: xvi, 285 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The new embrace --
The corridors of empower --
Heroine addicts : feminism and Hollywood --
Do these underpants make me look feminist? --
The golden age of (feminist) TV --
Our Beyoncés, ourselves: celebrity feminism --
The same old normal --
Killer waves --
Empowering down --
The rise of big woman --
Creeping beauty --
The end of feel-good feminism.
Other Titles: We were feminists once :
Responsibility: Andi Zeisler.

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Feminism has hit the big time. Once a dirty word brushed away with a grimace, feminist" has been rebranded as a shiny label sported by movie and pop stars, fashion designers, and multi-hyphenate  Read more...
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"A shrewd survey...Zeisler serves up a series of subtle and fascinating vignettes...with all the smart banter you'd expect from an article in Bitch Magazine. This is a fun, funny, deeply learned book Read more...

 
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