Producing Women

Producing Women

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Producing Women examines the ways femininity is produced through new media. Michele White considers how women are constructed, produce themselves as subjects, form vital production cultures on sites like Etsy, and deploy technological processes to reshape their identities and digital characteristics. She studies the means through which women market traditional female roles, are viewed, and produce and restructure their gendered, raced, eroticized, and sexual identities. Incorporating a range of examples across numerous forms of mediaa€”including trash the dress wedding photography, Internet how-to instructions about zombie walk brides, nail polish blogging, DIY crafting, and reborn doll productiona€”Producing Women elucidates womena€™s production cultures online, and the ways that individuals can critically study and engage with these practices.a€œnever felt the desire to sew much.a€ Now, a€œbeing a mommy, a€ NatesMommyMadeIt has a€œso ... Her account of being inspired by motherhood and starting to create after giving birth is quite common on Etsy. Motherhood is deemed to be productiveanbsp;...

Title:Producing Women
Author:Michele White
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-02


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