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Ruling Class and ruling ideas

Marx and Engels

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Marx

Base and superstructure, "social being determines consciousness"

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Gramsci

-Hegemony, intellects and the state -ruling class exercises direct domination through laws, negative enforcement, coercion, use of force -Makes force seem like it was public consent -Hegemony, intellectuals -state = political society + civil society

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Lull

-Hegemony -"methods for gaining & maintaing power" -"hegemony fails when dominant ideology is weaker than social resistance"

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Hall

-Encoding and decoding -Media producer powers and viewer interpretation

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Bobo

life experiance effect how we view things -the color purple -black women portrayed in a negative manner

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Roy and Steger

-whats neo about neoliberalism -Obama, Keynesian, libertarianism, where it originated, reagan

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Harvey

-Neoliberalism as creative destruction -accumulate by dispossesion, privatization "benifits self not public", freedom used as cover chile, -restore class power, class domination, state redistribution “For any system of thought….beyond question”- Harvey

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Klein

-Shock doctorine -Milton Friedman, privatization of public schools, hurricane katrina, disaster apartheid, cuts to social spending, shock therapy, corporatist state

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McRobbie

-Post feminism and pop culture -Backlash -"undoing feminism" -"she" "we" - undoing of feminism, acceptance of pinup girls and porn -female individualization -bridget jones

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Tasker and Negra

Feminist politics and postfeminist culture -postfem heroine is young and playful, opposite is the professional who is repressive and deceptive -top girls, new sexual contract, working girl, phallic girl,

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Mundy

-The richer sex -Women breadwinners, men stay at home more

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Rosin

-Boys on the side -hookup culture: hookup casually, avoid serious relationship till 30's for careers

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Coontz

-Myth of male decline -men control important industries -women have low wages still - white women in 20s compared to immigrant man

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Slaughter

Why women still can't have it all -High end jobs make it impossible to be a good mom and career women. -schools need to change times -workplaces need to work on making it easier on moms so they can spend time with kids

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Zieger

-Sex and the city -DIY citizen, consumerism

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Dominant political rationality

Framework of how we see and talk about politics and political framework. It sets that terms in which we understand our current social and political arrangements. It is dominant in the sense that it supplies the same work for everyone regardless of what their political standing. It is political in the sense that we have a set framework of how we view politics. An example of DPR is neoliberalism and post feminism.

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Neoliberalism

Theory of how political sphere should be shaped to maximize economic freedom (individual and corporate). It emphasizes traits like individual responsibility and consumerism. Government should be based off of business, free enterprise.

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New sexual contract

a post feminist settlement, a new deal for young woman, which call upon them to become economically self sufficient, but they must; embody norm of feminity and heterosexuality, abandon critique of gender norms, and hetronormitvity, participate in consumer culture, participate in marriage

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Working girl

endowed with capacity to learn, earn, to consume “can do” girl. Celebrated as a successful political reform. Depicted favorably across popular media. She’s celebrated b/c she can consume and is not state dependent.

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Phallic girl

Sexually liberated, shown often in pop culture, women are encouraged to be sexually adventurous as long as they; retain femininity, don’t get pregnant before marriage b/c that means they need welfare, marriage is still end goal.

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Fashion-beauty complex

Domain of commercial fashion and beauty media, women oriented content and ads. Women encouraged to perform feminity and heterosexual desires. Example of FBC is makeup, fitted clothes, speaking softly

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Post-industrial economy

Shrinking of manufacturing sector, growing technologic sector. Now that we are in the technological world, the amount of well- paying blue collar jobs are very low. Men are not able to keep up with the technology and are therefore falling behind.

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Hookup culture

women have casual flings without getting into any serious relationships that will divert them from education and pursing a career. Women visit this “island” during the 20s, but still dream of a heterosexual marriage

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Base and superstructure, "social being determines consciousness"

Marx

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-Hegemony, intellects and the state -ruling class exercises direct domination through laws, negative enforcement, coercion, use of force -Makes force seem like it was public consent -Hegemony, intellectuals -state = political society + civil society

Gramsci

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-Hegemony -"methods for gaining & maintaing power" -"hegemony fails when dominant ideology is weaker than social resistance"

Lull

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-Encoding and decoding -Media producer powers and viewer interpretation

Hall

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life experiance effect how we view things -the color purple -black women portrayed in a negative manner

Bobo

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-whats neo about neoliberalism -Obama, Keynesian, libertarianism, where it originated, reagan

Roy and Steger