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Readership: 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates of cultural studies and women's studies. Postgraduates and academics in these subjects.
Edited by Morag Shiach, Reader in Cultural Studies, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
"A useful teaching tool for courses in cultural studies and an easily accessible guide to debates within the field for students embarking on women's studies and related courses" - Years Work in Critical Cultural Theory
"It's interrogation is both theoretically sound and sensitive to the political possibilities of what it represents ... interesting and solid accounts of work in the field" - Years Work in Critical Cultural Theory
Morag Shiach: Introduction
Meaghan Morris: Things to do with Shopping Centres
Mica Nava: Consumerism Reconsidered
Angela McRobbie: Shut Up and Dance
Kristen Drotner: Cast Upon Their Own Resources
Anne Ducille: Dyes and Dolls
Patricia Williams: The Death of the Profane
Dorothy Hobson: Women Audiences and the Workplace
Christine Griffin: Typical Girls?
Catherine Hall: The Tale of Samuel and Jemima
Sally Alexander: A Woman in London in the 1920s and 30s
Patricia Mellencamp: High Anxiety
Claire Johnston: Women's Cinema as Counter Cinema
Jackie Stacey: Desperately Seeking Difference
Jacqueline Bobo: Black Women as Cultural Readers
Christine Geraghty: Women and Soap Opera
Laura Mulvey: Cosmetics and Abjection
Judith Williamson: Family, Education, Photography
Charlotte Brunsden: Pedagogies of the Feminine
Alison Light: `Returning to Manderley'
Janice Radway: Romance and the Work of Fantasy
Clare Whatling: Who's Read Macho Sluts?
Elspeth Probyn: Disciplinary Desires
Gargi Bhattacharyya: `Who Fancies Pakis?'
Lesley Johnson: `As Housewives We Are Worms'
Kristin Ross: Hygiene and Modernization
Biddy Martin and Chandra Talpade Mohanty: Feminist Politics
Ien Ang: On Not Speaking Chinese
Susan Leigh Star: From Hestia to Home Page