Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood

Alison Winch

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From Mean Girl to BFF, Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood explores female sociality in postfeminist popular culture. Focusing on a range of media forms, Alison Winch reveals how women are increasingly encouraged to strategically bond by controlling each other's body image through 'the girlfriend gaze'.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages222
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-31274-7
ISBN (Print)978-0-230-34875-2
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • female friendship
  • branding
  • postfeminism
  • popular culture
  • feminism

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