You've come a long way, baby : women, politics, and popular culture / You have come a long way, baby edited by Lilly J. Goren. - Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2009. - 1 online resource (ix, 289 pages) - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-260) and index.

Extreme makeover and the classical logic of transformation / Emily Askew -- Smart, funny and romantic? : femininity and feminist gestures in chick flicks / Laurie Naranch -- From Madonna to Lilith and back again : women, feminists, and pop music in the United States / Rachel Henry Currans-Sheehan -- The reformer and her work : transgression, alienation, and feminine identity in the police procedural / Peter Josephson and Rebecca Colton Josephson -- The city, the suburbs, and stars hollow : the return of the evening soap opera / Linda Beail -- Why are all the presidents men? : televisual presidents and patriarchy / Linda Horwitz and Holly Swyers -- Baby lit : feminist response to the cult of true motherhood / Melissa Buis Michaux and Leslie Dunlap -- Supermom : the age of the pregnant assassin / Lilly J. Goren -- The mommy track versus having it all : the reality of the modern workplace / Julia Wilson -- It was chick lit all along : the gendering of a genre / Cecilia Konchar Farr -- The personal is political : women's magazines for the "I'm-not-a-feminist-but" generation / Natalie Fuehrer Taylor -- The money, honey : the rise of the female anchor, the female reporter and women in the news business / Mary McHugh.

No matter what brand of feminism one may subscribe to, one thing is indisputable: the role of women in society during the past several decades has changed dramatically, and continues to change in a variety of ways. In You've Come a Long Way, Baby, Lilly J. Goren and an impressive group of contributors explore the remarkable advancement achieved by American women in a historically patriarchal social and political landscape, while examining where women stand today and contemplating the future challenges they face worldwide. As comprehensive as it is accessible, You've Come a Long Way, Baby appea.

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22573/ctt2hh4ng JSTOR DBAB4335-6A3E-4B43-AB2A-C2711350D01F OverDrive, Inc.

Women in popular culture--United States.
Women in mass media.
Women--Social conditions.--United States
Feminism--United States.

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