notes- McRobbie- Illegible Rage (3-18)

Notes McRobbie- - something tragic happens that gets picked up by the media-idea that women have never had it so good and men also have hardships

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Comm 140 notes- Angela McRobbie- Illegible Rage -the end of feminism- but what does that mean? -women are getting ‘illegible rage’ and are being forced into these places that degrade them as a gender -institutionalize pathology by the way magazines, media, and fashion depict women and the need to be thin -conditions like bulimia, starvation, self-harming- all connected to body image and low self esteem -celebrity stories- entertainment value- so we are saying Amy Whinehouse’s song talking about not going to rehab is a hit yet women are getting addicted and don’t have rehab for ordinary girls -the idea of the perfect feminine identity is causing women to have illegible rage -magazines told to self-regulate models they use and government only provides resources when
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Unformatted text preview: something tragic happens that gets picked up by the media-idea that women have never had it so good and men also have hardships- undercut need for new feminist initiative since woman doing better than men in some regards-fascinated-looking associated with consumption of fashion photographs.- explore way visual images produce fantasy spaces for young women which appear to be removed from power of heterosexual matrix. -fashion photographs replay distance from heterosexuality- models gazes distracted, turn from camera, refuse male gaze, sullen- shows sexual self-sufficiency which is narcissistic and auto-erotic...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course COMM 140 taught by Professor Nadiadawisha during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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