Geek chic : smart women in popular culture / edited by Sherrie A. Inness.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Description
viii, 202 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Who remembers Sabrina? Intelligence, gender, and the media / Sherrie A. Inness -- Beauty and the geek: changing gender stereotypes on the Gilmore girls / Karin E. Westman -- Lab coats and lipstick: smart women reshape science on television / Lorna Jowett -- "You can see things that other people can't:" changing images of the girl with glasses, from Gidget to Daria / Cindy Conaway -- "Pretty smart": subversive intelligence in girl power cartoons / Rebecca C. Hains -- Super slacker girls: dropping out but divinely inspired / Michele Paule -- Back to the future: the brilliant witches in Bewitched / Linda Baughman, Allison Burr-Miller, and Linda Manning -- Dangerous minds: the woman professor on television / Leigh H. Edwards -- Raising the bar: brilliant women lawyers from Ann Kelsey to Miranda Hobbes / Sharon Sutherland and Sarah Swan -- Savvy women, old boys' school politics, and The west wing / Beth Berila -- Heckling Hillary: jokes, late-night television, and Hillary Rodham Clinton / Jeannie Banks Thomas.
ISBN
  • 1403979022 (alk. paper)
  • 9781403979025 (alk. paper)
  • 1403979030 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781403979032 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006051029
OCLC
72354960
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