Miller-Spillman, Kimberly. 2015. “Civil War Re-enactors’ Dress as Symbol of Political Beliefs.” Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion 2(2+3): 163-182. Online qualitative and quantitative survey from 200+ CWRE on their political beliefs, willingness to “galvanize” – switch sides and thus, costumes. Most CWRE are college-educated, politically-conservative white males. Commemorative events help to construct national […]
Koskela, Hille. 1999. Fear, Control and Space: Geographies of Gender, Fear of Violence, and Video Surveillance.
Koskela, Hille. 1999. Fear, Control, and Space: Geographies of Gender, Fear of Violence, and Video Surveillance. Helsinki: University of Helsinki Press. Women’s fear of violence is socially produced, not natural – these are spatialized – a process itself that is social. Women’s feelings of fear and discontent help to shape and define these spaces, in […]
Cuklanz, Lisa M. 2000. Rape on Prime Time: Television, Masculinity, and Sexual Violence. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Prime time television has a tendency not to take on too terribly sensitive materials, instead favoring issues that have had some time to “settle,” or offering subtle references to these; not necessarily viewed as a particularly aggressive […]
Butler, Jess. 2013. “For White Girls Only? Postfeminism and the Politics of Inclusion.” Feminist Formations 25(1): 35-58. Postfeminism as descriptive of attitudes and behaviors of young women since 1980s – PF as privileging white middle class heterosexual subjects; requires more intersectional approach – investigates as how PF discourses reproduces inequalities of race, gender, and sexuality. […]