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Abstinence Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Casey Ryan Kelly
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-08 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

From the perspective of cultural conservatives, Hollywood movies are cesspools of vice, exposing impressionable viewers to pernicious sexually-permissive messages. Offering a groundbreaking study of Hollywood films produced since 2000, Abstinence Cinema comes to a very different conclusion, finding echoes of the evangelical movement’s abstinence-only rhetoric in everything from Easy A
Homeland Maternity
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-02 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

In US security culture, motherhood is a site of intense contestation--both a powerful form of cultural currency and a target of unprecedented assault. Linked by an atmosphere of crisis and perceived vulnerability, motherhood and nation have become intimately entwined, dangerously positioning national security as reliant on the control of women's
Fourth Wave Feminism in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Valerie Estelle Frankel
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-16 - Publisher: McFarland

 Fourth wave feminism has entered the national conversation and established a highly visible presence in popular media, especially in cutting-edge science fiction and fantasy films and television series. Wonder Woman, the Wasp, and Captain Marvel headline superhero films while Black Panther celebrates nonwestern power. Disney princesses value sisterhood over
A Cinema of Hopelessness
Language: en
Pages: 123
Authors: Kendall R. Phillips
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-27 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores the circulation of anger and hostility in contemporary American culture with particular attention to the fantasy of refusal, a dream of rejecting all the structures of the contemporary political and economic system. Framing the question of public sentiment through the lens of rhetorical studies, this book traces
Resisting Rape Culture through Pop Culture
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Kelly Wilz
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-15 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Resisting Rape Culture through Pop Culture: Sex After #MeToo provides audiences with constructive models of affirmative consent, tender masculinity, and pleasure in popular culture that work to challenge toxic dominant and hegemonic constructions. While numerous scholars have illustrated the many ways mediated culture shape social understandings of sexual violence, this