Whether or not we like to admit it, pop culture is a lens through which we alternately view and shape the world around us. When it comes to feminism, pop culture. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Zeisler, Andi, Feminism and pop culture / Andi Zeisler. p. cm. — (Seal studies). 10 May Andi Zeisler didn’t start off to critique the feminist movement’s engagement with pop culture. As one of the three founders of the magazine Bitch.
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Feminism and Pop Culture by Andi Zeisler
Feb 07, Aubrey rated it really liked it Shelves: I particularly enjoyed learning more about what pop culture was like in the 40ss I feel like I have a decent grasp on feminism and pop culture andi zeisler and the different cycles in which we see women in media one might expect the progress would be linear, but it actually wasn’t. Open Preview See a Problem? Return to Book Page. Sep 18, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: Also, some of her aside jabs are reductive to the point of being absurd; I don This book would be a good pick for the first week of class in an intro-level course.
It goes through the history of feminism not just in pop culture and gives you a good foundation of where we’ve come. Review by Brittany Shoot A certain kind of feminism has become fun, because of the efforts of many feminists to make the movement more popular and more acceptable.
No feminism and pop culture andi zeisler info or groundbreaking discoveries here. I look forward to examining the rest of the book at a later date. As a person who is a feminist and also obsessed with pop culture, I wanted this to read more fresh than it did, but if I were an year-old art student just learning about these things, just beginning to deconstruct pop culture, this would be the ideal text, and given how dense and inaccessible so much of gender studies texts are, this is no small thing.
To see what your friends thought amdi this book, please sign up. Sep 14, Julie Ehlers rated feminism and pop culture andi zeisler liked it Shelves: Save yourself the time and netflix “Killing Us Softly”. In Feminism and Pop Culture, author and cofounder of Bitch magazine Andi Zeisler traces the impact of feminism on pop culture and vice versa from the s to the present and beyond.
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Also a great explanation of why pop culture should matter to feminists. Jan 18, Megan rated it liked it. The book is informative and, I believe, a type of book important for any woman to read.
She manages to talk down cu,ture the reader by attempting to define pop culture, rather poorly, in the first chapter; later, she explains what gangsta rap is. My library Help Advanced Book Search. It can be quite grating to read a book about feminism and pop culture andi zeisler culture mentioning Paris Hilton, livejournal and myspace. I geminism this book is very introductory – it’d be great for individuals who have an interest in feminism and pop culture and it offers some guidance on where to begin in learning about the topic.
Could use more multicultural analysis. See All Goodreads Deals….
Ajdi Response to Pop Culture and you can just feel her wanting to inject her own views and opinions into what is meant to be a somewhat more objective text—and sometimes she does. Oh, and so far, Wonder Woman is pretty awesome. If you’re already knowledgeable about the topic and are wanting more analysis into the feminism and pop culture andi zeisler, I’d skip over this one.
Zeisler discusses feminism through the lens of American popular culture. This was an incredibly fast read, first of all.
Feminism and Pop Culture
May 04, Margaret rated it did not like it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. I did like the enormous list of references and recommended reading. Feb 12, Alex rated it really liked it.