New Femininities

Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity

  • Rosalind Gill
  • Christina Scharff

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    1. Rosalind Gill, Christina Scharff
      Pages 1-17
  3. Sexual Subjectivity and the Makeover Paradigm

  4. Negotiating Postfeminist Media Culture

  5. Textual Complications

  6. New Femininities: Agency and/as Making Do

  7. New Feminisms, New Challenges

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 321-336

About this book


This collection of original essays looks at the way in which experiences and representations of femininity are changing, and explores the possibilities for producing 'new' femininities in the twenty-first century. The volume includes a Preface by leading feminist scholar Angela McRobbie.


culture feminism girlhood girls identity media culture neoliberalism politics women

Editors and affiliations

  • Rosalind Gill
    • 1
  • Christina Scharff
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Culture, Media and Creative IndustriesKing’s CollegeLondonEngland

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