WOMEN'S WORK

@article{Ouellette2011WOMENSW,
  title={WOMEN'S WORK},
  author={Laurie J Ouellette and Julie Ann Wilson},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={548 - 565}
}
This essay raises the possibility that participation in convergence culture may not enhance women's recreational pleasures, much less prepare them for public forms of political activity. Taking the Dr. Phil multimedia self-help franchise as a case study, we argue that women's ‘interactivity’ can be mobilized as a gendered requirement of neoliberal citizenship, that is, an ongoing, mundane regimen of self-empowerment that does not intensify the pleasure of the text as much as it intensifies and… Expand
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