Post‐feminism and popular culture

  title={Post‐feminism and popular culture},
  author={Angela Mcrobbie},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  pages={255 - 264}
This article presents a series of possible conceptual frames for engaging with what has come to be known as post-feminism. It understands post-feminism to refer to an active process by which feminist gains of the 1970s and 80s come to be undermined. It proposes that through an array of machinations, elements of contemporary popular culture are perniciously effective in regard to this undoing of feminism, while simultaneously appearing to be engaging in a well-informed and even well-intended… 

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