Feminist Theory and Pop Culture

Feminist Theory and Pop Culture

Description

Feminist Theory and Pop Culture synthesizes feminist theory with modern portrayals of gender in media culture. This comprehensive and interdisciplinary text includes an introductory chapter written by the editor as well as nine contributor chapters of original content. Included in the text: Historical illustration of feminist theoryApplication of feminist research methods for the study of genderFeminist theoretical perspectives such as the male gaze, feminist standpoint theory, Black feminist thought, queer theory, masculinity theory, theories of feminist activism and postfeminismContributor chapters cover a range of topics from Western perspectives on Belly Dance classes to television shows such as GIRLS, Scandal and Orange is the New Black, as well as chapters which discuss gendered media forms like "chick lit," comic books and Western perspectives of non-Western culture in filmFeminist theory as represented in the different waves of feminism, including a discussion of a fourth wavePedagogical featuresSuggestions for further reading on topics coveredDiscussion questions for classroom use


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Details

Author(s)
Adrienne Trier-Bieniek
Format
Paperback | 160 pages
Dimensions
156 x 234 x 8.64mm | 235g
Publication date
10 Apr 2015
Publisher
Brill - Sense
Language
English
ISBN10
9463000593
ISBN13
9789463000598