TITLE

The girlfriend gaze

AUTHOR(S)
Winch, Alison
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Soundings (13626620);Winter2012, Issue 52, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses how feminists become accomplices to their own disempowerment. The marketing of perpetual girlhood through circles of female friends which generate approbation to their peers lead to the exploitation of women's bodies. Celebrity culture reflected in gossip blogs and magazines place women under merciless scrutiny, an analytical and misogynist girlfriend gaze that should be modified.
ACCESSION #
86015740

 

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