The Resource Tough girls : women warriors and wonder women in popular culture, Sherrie A. Inness

Tough girls : women warriors and wonder women in popular culture, Sherrie A. Inness

Label
Tough girls : women warriors and wonder women in popular culture
Title
Tough girls
Title remainder
women warriors and wonder women in popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Sherrie A. Inness
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author examines "toughness" and the image of the "tough girl" as developed in popular media and culture
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Inness, Sherrie A
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P94.5.W65
LC item number
I56 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Feminist cultural studies, the media, and political culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in mass media
  • Toughness (Personality trait)
  • Femininity
Label
Tough girls : women warriors and wonder women in popular culture, Sherrie A. Inness
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-217) and index
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • A tough girl as one of the boys : Jodie Foster, Gillian Anderson, and the threat of masculinity
  • ch. 6
  • Tough women in outer space : the final frontier
  • ch. 7.
  • Post-Apocalyptic tough girls : has the road warrior met his match?
  • ch. 8.
  • Tough girls in comic books : beyond Wonder Woman
  • ch. 9.
  • Tough girl for a new century : Xena, Warrior Princess
  • ch. 1.
  • Beyond muscles : what does it mean to be tough?
  • ch. 2.
  • Semi-tough : Emma Peel, Charlie's Angels, the Bionic Woman, and other wanna-bes
  • ch. 3.
  • Pretty tough : the cult of femininity in women's magazines
  • ch. 4.
  • Lady killers : tough enough?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 228 p.
Isbn
9780812216738
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98020218
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1391561-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1391561
  • (Sirsi) o39060598
  • (OCoLC)39060598
Label
Tough girls : women warriors and wonder women in popular culture, Sherrie A. Inness
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-217) and index
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • A tough girl as one of the boys : Jodie Foster, Gillian Anderson, and the threat of masculinity
  • ch. 6
  • Tough women in outer space : the final frontier
  • ch. 7.
  • Post-Apocalyptic tough girls : has the road warrior met his match?
  • ch. 8.
  • Tough girls in comic books : beyond Wonder Woman
  • ch. 9.
  • Tough girl for a new century : Xena, Warrior Princess
  • ch. 1.
  • Beyond muscles : what does it mean to be tough?
  • ch. 2.
  • Semi-tough : Emma Peel, Charlie's Angels, the Bionic Woman, and other wanna-bes
  • ch. 3.
  • Pretty tough : the cult of femininity in women's magazines
  • ch. 4.
  • Lady killers : tough enough?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 228 p.
Isbn
9780812216738
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98020218
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1391561-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1391561
  • (Sirsi) o39060598
  • (OCoLC)39060598

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