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By Diane Negra,Yvonne Tasker

This well timed, precious choice of essays presents feminist analyses of a recession-era media tradition characterised by way of the reemergence and refashioning of prevalent gender tropes, together with main issue masculinity, coping girls, and postfeminist self-renewal. reading media kinds as varied as truth tv, monetary journalism, novels, way of life blogs, renowned cinema, and ads, the participants display gendered narratives that recur throughout media types too usually thought of in isolation from each other. additionally they convey how, with a number of outstanding exceptions, recession-era pop culture promotes affective normalcy and transformative person firm below duress whereas keeping off significant critique of the privileged white male or the damaging elements of Western capitalism. by means of acknowledging the contradictions among political rhetoric and pop culture, and among assorted reveal fantasies and lived realities, Gendering the Recession is helping to make feel of our postboom cultural moment.

Contributors. Sarah Banet-Weiser, Hamilton Carroll, Hannah Hamad, Anikó Imre, Suzanne Leonard, Isabel Molina-Guzmán, Sinéad Molony, Elizabeth Nathanson, Diane Negra, Tim Snelson, Yvonne Tasker, Pamela Thoma

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