Notes on ‘What Not To Wear’ and post-feminist symbolic violence

McRobbie, Angela. 2005. Notes on ‘What Not To Wear’ and post-feminist symbolic violence. In: Lisa Adkins, ed. Feminism After Bordieu: International Perspectives. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 99-109. ISBN 978-1405123952 [Book Section]

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meeting ground for mainstream social theory and contemporary feminist theory. Brings feminist theory face to face with Pierre Bourdieu s social theory. Demonstrates how much Bourdieu s theory has to offer to contemporary feminism. Comprises a series of contributions from key contemporary feminist thinkers. Defines new territories for feminist theorizing. Transforms and advances Bourdieu s social and cultural theory.

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27 Oct 2015 12:58

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