Postfeminist Education?: Girls and the Sexual Politics of Schooling

Postfeminist Education?: Girls and the Sexual Politics of Schooling

by Jessica Ringrose

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136259715
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/21/2012
Series: Foundations and Futures of Education
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Jessica Ringrose is Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Gender and Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Table of Contents

1.  Introduction: Post-feminist discourses, education and girls  2. Successful Girls? Exploring educational media and policy ‘scapes’ and the postfeminist panic over feminine ‘success’  3. Mean or violent girls? Exploring the postfeminist panic over feminine aggression  4. Sexy girls? The middle class postfeminist panic over girls’ ‘sexualisation’ and the protectionist discourses of sex education  5. Rethinking debates on girls’ agency: Critiquing postfeminist discourses of ‘choice  6. Towards a new discursive, psychosocial and affective theoretical-methodological approach  7. Sexual regulation and embodied resistance: Teen girls entering into and negotiating competitive heterosexualized, postfeminist femininity  8. Girls negotiating postfeminist, sexualised media contexts  9. Conclusion: Ways forward for feminism and education

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