Bad Girls : Cultural Politics and Media Representations of Transgressive Women

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Pub. Date: 2007-05-30
Publisher(s): Peter Lang Pub Inc
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Author Biography

A. Susan Owen is Professor in the Communication Studies Department at the University of Puget Sound.

Table of Contents

Foreword : the politics of representation
Introduction : why we writep. 1
Hijacking feminism in post-Vietnam cinema : tough women and tangled memoriesp. 21
Hacking women : the politics of disconnectp. 63
Leaving the mothership : postmodernity and postfeminism in Ally McBeal and Sex and the cityp. 91
Designing women as consumers ... again : gender and the myth of the level playing field in the information agep. 135
Oh, to be given a sporting chance... : televisual representations of women in the world of sports newsp. 167
It's a dick thing : ambivalent coding of American female soldiers in Gulf War narrativesp. 197
Epilogue : an open letter from the second wave mothershipp. 231
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