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Killer Woman Blues: Why Americans Can't Think Straight About Gender and Power

Benjamin DeMott
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0395843669
Contents
  • 1 "For This We Chained Ourselves to Fences?"
  • 1. Women-Becoming-Men: Voices of Kickbutt Culture 3
  • 2. Anatomy of Gender Shift (1): Politics and Personae 19
  • 3. Anatomy of Gender Shift (2): Hardening Processes 31
  • 4. Media's Love-Hate Relationship with Women-Becoming-Men 50
  • 5. Killer Women and Corporate Kindness 73
  • 2 A Vision of Variousness
  • 6. Gender Flexibility: The Front Line 83
  • 7. Pursuit of Compositives 95
  • 8. Spies in the House of Love 108
  • 9. A Community of Beings in a Single Self 121
  • 3 Whiplash Injuries
  • 10. Positivity Lost 133
  • 11. Detachment Trap 142
  • 12. Self-Censorship and Double Binds 150
  • 13. Shades of Darkness 159
  • 4 Traducing History vs. Growing Capital
  • 14. Three Styles of Nostalgia 173
  • 15. Achievements in Variousness: A Conclusion 194.
Description
xvi, 235 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-235).
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