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Book review: awkward politics: technologies of popfeminist activism by Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle

Ropek Hewson, Sofia (2016) Book review: awkward politics: technologies of popfeminist activism by Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle. LSE Review of Books (29 Sep 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

How have digital tools changed and altered the goals, meanings and reception of contemporary feminist activism? In Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism, Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle use ‘awkwardness’ as a prism through which to think about 21st-century feminist movements that utilise transnational media from hashtags to film, literature, theory and blogs. This is not only a thorough study of digital feminist activism, finds Sofia Ropek Hewson, but also an unabashedly hopeful book.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2016 16:21
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2019 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/68169

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