Girl Heroes: The New Force in Popular Culture
Examination of women in contemporary popular culture. Looks at female celebrities such as warrior Xena, the Spice Girls, the Powerpuff Girls and supernatural Buffy. Argues that girls are no longer prepared to accept weak and dependent role models. Includes bibliography and index. Author is a lecturer in Social Science at the University of Queensland. She is the author of several articles on popular culture, youth culture and femininity.
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