Examines the reciprocal relationship shared between feminism and popular culture from the 1940s to the twenty-first century; and discusses representations of women on television and in films, music, advertisements, and other medias.Television generally took a lighter hand than Fatal Attraction, with offerings such as the drama The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (divorced working woman has nervous breakdown) and the sitcom Whoa#39;s the Boss? ... In many cases, this happened via ensemble shows featuring more or less one- dimensional characters; the idea, perhaps, was that each woman acted as but one facet of what a realanbsp;...
|Title||:||Feminism and Pop Culture|
|Publisher||:||Seal Press - 2008|