Girls & Media
Accompanying Janell Hobson's Currents essay, "Celebrity Feminism: More Than a Gateway"
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Kim Allen and Heather Mendick, “Young People’s Uses of Celebrity: Class, Gender and ‘Improper’ Celebrity,” Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2012.
Sarah Baker, “Rock on Baby! Pre-Teen Girls and Popular Music,” Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 2001.
Sarah Baker, “It’s Not about Candy: Music, Sexiness and Girls’ Serious Play in after School Care,” International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2004.
Adrienne Evans and Sarah Riley, “Immaculate Consumption: Negotiating the Sex Symbol in Postfeminist Celebrity Culture,” Journal of Gender Studies 2013.
Matthew Henry, “‘Don’t Ask Me, I’m Just a Girl’: Feminism, Female Identity, and The Simpsons,” The Journal of Popular Culture, 2007.
Sue Jackson, Sarah Goddaed, and Sophie Cossens, “The Importance of [Not] Being Miley: Girls Making Sense of Miley Cyrus,” European Journal of Cultural Studies, 2016.
Sue Jackson and Tiina Vares, “‘Too Many Bad Role Models for Us Girls’: Girls, Female Pop Celebrities and ‘Sexualisation,’” Sexualities, 2015.
Robin Johnson, “The Discreet Charm of the Petite Celebrity: Gender, Consumption and Celebrity on My Super Sweet 16,” Celebrity Studies, 2010.
Jessalynn Keller and Jessica Ringrose, “‘But Then Feminism Goes out the Window!’: Exploring Teenage Girls’ Critical Responses to Celebrity Feminism,” Celebrity Studies, 2015.
Jessalynn Keller, “Girl Power’s Last Chance? Tavi Gevinson, Feminism, and Popular Media Culture,” Continuum, 2015.
Melanie Kennedy, “Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: ‘Becoming’ a Woman, ‘Becoming’ a Star,” Celebrity Studies, 2014.
Cheryl L. Keyes, “Empowering Self, Making Choices, Creating Spaces: Black Female Identity via Rap Music Performance,” The Journal of American Folklore, 2000.
Sharon Lamb, Kelly Graling, and Emily E. Wheeler, “Pole-Arized Discourse: An Analysis of Responses to Miley Cyrus’s Teen Choice Awards Pole Dance,” Feminism and Psychology, 2013.
Kari Lerum and Shari L. Dworkin, “Bad Girls Rule? An Interdisciplinary Feminist Commentary on the Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls,” Journal of Sex Research, 2009.
Melanie Lowe, “Colliding Feminisms: Britney Spears, ‘Tweens’ and the Politics of Reception,” Popular Music and Society, 2003.
Ellen Riordan, “Commodified Agents and Empowered Girls: Consuming and Producing Feminism,” Journal of Communication Inquiry, 2001.
Tiina Varesa and Sue Jackson, “Reading Celebrities/Narrating Selves: ‘Tween’ Girls, Miley Cyrus and the Good/Bad Girl Binary,” Celebrity Studies, 2015.
Susan J. Douglas, Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media, 1995.
Rosalind Gill and Christina Scharff, New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity, 2011.
- Dawn H. Currie, Deirdre M. Kelly, and Shauna Pomerantz, “Skater Girlhood: Resignifying Femininity, Resignifying Feminism,” in New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity, 2011.
- Sue Jackson and Tiina Vares “Media ‘Sluts: ‘Tween’ Girls’ Negotiations of Postfeminist Sexual Subjectivities in Popular Culture,” in New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity, 2011.
- Andrea L. Press, “‘Feminism? That’s So Seventies’: Girls and Young Women Discuss Femininity and Feminism in America’s Next Top Model,” in New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity, 2011.
- Jessica Ringrose, “Are You Sexy, Flirty, Or A Slut? Exploring ‘Sexualization’ and How Teen Girls Perform/Negotiate Digital Sexual Identity on Social Networking Sites,” in New Femininities: Postfeminism, Neoliberalism and Subjectivity, 2011
Rebecca C. Hains, Growing up with Girl Power: Girlhood on Screen and in Everyday Life, 2012.
Jessalynn Keller, Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age, 2016.
Sarah Projansky, Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture, 2014.
Heather Savigny and Helen Warner, The Politics of Being a Woman: Feminism, Media and 21st Century Popular Culture, 2015.
Suzanna Danuta Walters, Material Girls: Making Sense of Feminist Cultural Theory, 1995.
Emilie Zaslow, Feminism, Inc., 2009.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, “Spice Girls’ ‘Wannabe’: How ‘Girl Power’ Reinvigorated Mainstream Feminism in the ’90s,” Billboard, July 15, 2016.
Olivia Arnold, “The Young, The Famous, and The Feminist,” Odyssey, December 28, 2015.
Kirsty Fairclough, “Celebrity, Youth Culture and the Question of Role Models,” The Conversation, September 15, 2015.
Suzanne Moore, “Spare Me the Selfie School of Feminism: Women Always Give Up Too Much Information,” The Guardian, November 12, 2014.
Shannon Ridgway, “How the Media Affects Your Daughter and What You Can Do to Help,” Everyday Feminism, October 2, 2012.
Jeanne Sager, “#HatchKids Learn About the F-Word from Lady Gaga, Amy Schumer, and President Obama,” She Knows, 2015.
Heidi Sauer and Rebecca Robles-Piña, “Teen Magazines Vs. Adolescent Girls,” Feminist eZine, 200.
Adora Svitak, “New Girl(s) Looking for the Allure in Feminism,” Women’s Media Center, February 5, 2013.
“Teenagers Most Influenced by Celebrities,” The Telegraph, August 12, 2009.
Victoria Massie, "Spice Girls' Iconic 'Wannabe' Transformed into an Epic 2016 Feminist Anthem," Vox, July 5, 2016.
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