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  • Hardcover
  • 285
  • We Were Feminists Once From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl® the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement
  • Andi Zeisler
  • English
  • 17 March 2017
  • 9781610395892

10 thoughts on “We Were Feminists Once From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl® the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement

  1. says:

    45 starsA stellar book about feminism and

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    4272016 I received an ARC of this title from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review It is due to be

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    I don't know how to rate this because for every statement I agreed with there was something else I REALLY disagreed withThe basic premise I think is that superficial marketplace feminism has become very visible and

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    We Were Feminists Once From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl® the Buying and Selling of a Political MovementW is a fascinating study by Andi Zeisler founding editor of Bitch Media of how feminism has been transformed from a political movement to a “brand” Embraced by celebrities and utilized by companies looking to

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    I really appreciate the amount of research presented along with her personal musings on everything I would not have thought a robotic narration would be the perfect pairing for an exploration of feminist movements and improvementsI was wrong it worked perfectlyWell researched well written and completely level he

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    Marketplace feminism is in many ways about just branding feminism as an identity that everyone can and should consume That’s not a bad thing in theory but in practice it tends to involve highlighting only the most appeali

  7. says:

    uick and readable if a little preaching to the choir Definitely covers a lot of where I've been uncomfortable with the use of the word feminist

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    Finally someone is willing to let the proverbial cat out of the bag by intelligently scrutinizing the conseuences and general ickine

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    I got about 23 of the way into this before I had to put it down I think Zeisler does a fine job of discussing marketplace feminism a

  10. says:

    this book was a breeze of fresh air with all its humour and all sides of the issue analysis the structure was messy af and it made me get lost often but overall I think it is a very interesting and even informative read for anyone interested in the way a lot of aspects of capitalism and our modern society deal

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We Were Feminists Once From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl® the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement

Twenty years' experience interpreting popular culture in this biting history of how feminism has been co opted watered down and turned into a gyratory media trend Surveying movies television advertising fashion and Zeisler reveals a media landscape brimming with the language of empowerment but offering little in the way of transformational change Witty fearless and unflinching We Were Feminists Once is the story of how we let this happen and how we can amplify feminism's real purpose and powe Finally someone is willing to let the proverbial cat out of the bag by intelligently scrutinizing the conseuences and general ickiness of marketplace feminism In som

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E means and celebrities the mouthpieces But what does it mean when social change becomes a brand identity Feminism's splashy arrival at the center of today's media and pop culture marketplace after all hasn't offered solutions to the movement's unfinished business Planned Parenthood is under sustained attack women are still paid 77 percent or less of the man's dollar and vicious attacks on women both on and offline are utterly routine Andi Zeisler a founding editor of Bitch Media draws on than We Were Feminists Once From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl the Buying and Selling of a Political MovementW is a fascinating study by Andi Zeisler founding editor of Bitch

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Feminism has hit the big time Once a dirty word brushed away with a grimace feminist has been rebranded as a shiny label sported by movie and pop stars fashion designers and multi hyphenate powerhouses like Beyoncé It drives advertising and marketing campaigns for everything from wireless plans to underwear to perfume presenting what's long been a movement for social justice as just another consumer choice in a vast market Individual self actualization is the goal shopping often than not th 45 starsA stellar book about feminism and how capitalism has weakened its overall political power Feminism has gained popularity as a buzzword than ever before clot


About the Author: Andi Zeisler

Andi Zeisler is a co founder and creativeeditorial director of Bitch Media a nonprofit feminist media organization based in Portland Oregon Zeisler's writing which focuses mainly on feminist interpretations of popular culture have been featured in a variety of publications including Mother Jones The San Francisco Chronicle Utne Reader The Women's Review of Books and Ms She is a former p