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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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Table of Contents:
  • 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.