Off-Centre : Feminism and Cultural Studies

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  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 160 x 234 x 24mm | 662.26g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415402794
  • 9780415402798

Table of contents

Part One: Introduction 1. Feminism and Cultural Studies: Pasts, Presents, Futures 2. Feminism, Marxism and Thatcherism Part Two: Representation and Identity 1. Melodrama's Gendered Audience "Angela Partington" 2. Open or Closed: Popular Magazines and Dominant Culture "Helen Pleasance" 3. Having it All: Feminism and the Pleasures of the Popular "Yvonne Tasker" 4. Reading the Self: Autobiography, Gender and the Institution of the Literary "Celia Lury" 5. Is 'Doing Nothing' Just Boys' Play?: Integrating Feminist and Cultural Studies Perspectives on Working Class Young Men's Masculinity "Joyce E Canaan" Part Three: Science and Technology 6. Science and Technology: Questions for Cultural Studies and Feminism "Maureen McNeil and Sarah Franklin" 7. In the Wake of the Alton Bill: Science, Technology and Reproductive Politics "The Science and Technology Subgroup" Section One: Putting the Alton Bill in Context "Maureen McNeil" Section Two: Abortion Acts: 1803-1967 "Wendy Fyfe" Section Three: Adversarial Politics: The Legal Construction of Abortion "Deborah Lynn Steinberg "Section Four: Fetal Fascinations: New Dimensions to the Medical-Scientific Construction of Fetal Personhood "Sarah Franklin" Section Five: The Alton Bill and the Media's 'Consensual' Position "Tess Randles" Conclusion: Feminism and Abortion: Pasts, Presents and Futures "The Science and Technology Subgroup" Part Four: Thatcherism and the Enterprise Culture 8. Making and Not Making the Difference: The Gender Politics of Thatcherism "Maureen McNeil" 9. Enterprising Women: Images of Success "Janet Newman" 10. Enterprise Fictions: Women of Substance "Estella Tincknell" 11. Redefining Cultural Identities "Evelyn Reid" 12. Promoting Normality: Section 28 and the Regulation of Sexuality "Jackie Stacey" Bibliography Notes on contributors Publications from the Department of Cultural Studies at Birmingham Indexshow more