Commodified Agents and Empowered Girls: Consuming and Producing Feminism

@article{Riordan2001CommodifiedAA,
  title={Commodified Agents and Empowered Girls: Consuming and Producing Feminism},
  author={E. Riordan},
  journal={Journal of Communication Inquiry},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={279 - 297}
}
  • E. Riordan
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Communication Inquiry
  • During the 1990s, popular discourse shifted toward what some might consider “pro-girl” rhetoric. At the same time, in the academy as well as among feminist activists, women began talking about a shift in feminist consciousness. Out of this intellectual and activist form of feminism emerged one of many young feminist movements, Riot Grrrl. While this movement might have pushed for girls to be powerful, this push was very different from the idea of girl power being popularized by media. This… CONTINUE READING
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