This welcome second edition of a classic text brings together six essays from the original edition with two co-authored pieces and a lively new introduction and concluding chapter that considers the changes over the last twenty years impacting on young women today.
This welcome second edition of a classic text brings together six essays from the original edition with two co-authored pieces and a lively new introduction and concluding chapter that considers the changes over the last twenty years impacting on young women today. The book ranges across an important spectrum of topics: from teenage sexuality, young mothers and girls' magazines, to the role of feminism and the politics of feminist research.
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Reviews of the first edition: '...always an elegant and lucid writer, Angela McRobbie is at her best doing cultural analysis.' - Mica Nava, Marxism Today 'Refreshingly prepared to break with convention, McRobbie's work is thoughtful, truthful and committed.' - Tribune
About Angela McRobbie
ANGELA McROBBIE has written on young women and popular culture for many years. She is Professor of Communication at Goldsmiths College and the author of Postmodernism and Popular Culture, British Fashion Design: Rag Trade or Image Industry and In the Culture Society: Art, Fashion, Music.
Table of Contents
Introduction: A West Midlands Memoir.- Girls and Subcultures; with J.Garber.- Settling Accounts with Subcultures: A Feminist Critique.- The Culture of Working-Class Girls.- Jackie Magazine: Romantic Individualism and the Teenage Girl.- Rock and Sexuality; with S.Frith.- Teenage Mothers: A New Social State.- Moral Panics in Multi-Mediated Social Worlds; with S.Thornton.- Sweet Smell of Success? New Ways of Being Young Women.
Feminism and Youth Culture by Angela McRobbie
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