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Action Chicks

New Images of Tough Women in Popular Culture

by Sherrie A. Inness

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Television,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Mass Communication,
  • Women in mass media,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts-Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Social Science-Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Gender Studies,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Mass media,
  • Popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400265M
    ISBN 101403964033
    ISBN 109781403964038

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