You've come a long way, baby : women, politics, and popular culture / edited by Lilly J. Goren.
Contributor(s): Goren, Lilly J.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2009Description: 1 online resource (ix, 289 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813173405; 081317340X; 9780813139074; 0813139074.Other title: You have come a long way, baby.Subject(s): Women in popular culture -- United States | Women in mass media | Women -- United States -- Social conditions | Feminism -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: You've come a long way, baby.DDC classification: 302.23082/0973 LOC classification: HQ1421 | .Y588 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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.
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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.