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Action chicks : new images of tough women in popular culture /

Other Authors: Inness, Sherrie A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Edition: 1st ed.
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245 0 0 |a Action chicks :  |b new images of tough women in popular culture /  |c edited by Sherrie A. Inness. 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a New York :  |b Palgrave Macmillan,  |c 2004. 
300 |a viii, 293 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 22 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Boxing Gloves and Bustiers": New Images of Tough Women / Sherrie A. Inness -- Lara's Lethal and Loaded Mission: Transposing Reproduction and Destruction / Claudia Herbst -- Gender, Sexuality, and Toughness: The Bad Girls of Action Film and Comic Books / Jeffrey A. Brown -- "It's a Girl Thing": Tough Female Action Figures in the Toy Store / Sherrie A. Inness -- Embodying an Image: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in La Femme Nikita / Charlene Tung -- Throwing Down the Gauntlet: Defiant Women, Decadent Men, Objects of Power, and Witchblade / David Greven -- The Cruelest Season: Female Heroes Snapped into Sacrificial Heroines / Sara Crosby -- Can No Cage Hold Her Rage? Gender, Transgression, and the World Wrestling Federation's Chyna / Dawn Heinecken -- Tough Love: Mamas, Molls, and Mob Wives / Marilyn Yaquinto -- "Tough Enough": Female Friendship and Heroism in Xena and Buffy / Sharon Ross -- Little Miss Tough Chick of the Universe: Farscape's Inverted Sexual Dynamics / Renny Christopher. 
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