Girl heroes: the new force in popular culture

Hopkins, Susan (2002) Girl heroes: the new force in popular culture. Pluto Press, Sydney, Australia. ISBN 1864031573

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Abstract

Examination of women in contemporary popular culture. Looks at female celebrities such as warrior Xena, the Spice Girls, the Powerpuff Girls and supernatural Buffy. Argues that girls are no longer prepared to accept weak and dependent role models. Includes bibliography and index. Author is a lecturer in Social Science at the University of Queensland. She is the author of several articles on popular culture, youth culture and femininity


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
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Faculty / Department / School: Current - Open Access College
Date Deposited: 27 May 2014 02:48
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2016 03:11
Uncontrolled Keywords: women in popular culture, women heroes
Fields of Research : 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200205 Culture, Gender, Sexuality
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950199 Arts and Leisure not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/25246

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