Summary: Examines "hyper-masculinity" as a destructive force in the personal development and socialization of boys and young men. Discusses the roles of popular culture and peer pressure in influencing boys to adopt a masculine pose.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAS
Summary: "A collection of sharp, poignant essays that expertly blends the personal and political in an exploration of American culture through the lens of our obsession with dead women"--
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 BOL
Summary: "Who is "the girl"? Look to movies, TV shows, magazines, and ads and the message is both clear and not: she is a sexed-up sidekick, a princess waiting to be saved, a morally infallible angel with no opinions of her own. She's whatever the hero needs her to be in order to become himself. She's an abstraction, an ideal, a standard, a mercurial phantom. In You Play the Girl, Chocano blends...
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 CHO
Summary: A handbook for ladies living the nerdy life, including fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more.
Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 302.23 MAG
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305 MAG
Summary: "The Female Monster is alive and well in the pop-cultural imagination. What does she tell us about ourselves and how we live today? Funny, smart and encyclopedic, nimbly addressing everyone from the biblical Lilith, to the movie Carrie, to Hae Min Lee (whose death was the focus of the first season of "Serial") to the cult film "The Craft", this book explores the female dark side, as represented...
Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 DOY
Summary: "Why do we love stories about scammers so much? Journalist Tori Telfer dives into the stories of historical female con women and explains why we are so enamored by their scams"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.16 TEL
Summary: "The book collects dozens of Hurley's essays on feminism, geek culture, and her experiences and insights as a genre writer, including "We Have Always Fought," which won the 2013 Hugo for Best Related Work. The Geek Feminist Revolution will also feature several entirely new essays written specifically for this volume."--Amazon.com.
Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 HUR
Summary: "A critical assessment of feminism today by the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine draws on the stories of institutions and everyday women to illuminate how feminism has been compromised by market forces, subversive politics and popular culture, sharing strategic recommendations for how to reverse marginalizing trends,"--NoveList.
Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2016
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Summary: Today, feminism is no longer a dirty word, and women purporting to stand up for women's equality now include high-powered names like Beyonc,̌ Taylor Swift, and Emma Watson. Hip underwear lines sell granny pants with "feminist" emblazoned on the back. In every bookstore, there are scores of seductive feminist how-to business guides telling women how to achieve "it all." Meanwhile, access to...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2016
Summary: Women today are inundated with conflicting messages from the mass media: they must either be strong leaders in complete command or sex kittens obsessed with finding and pleasing a man. Here, cultural critic Susan J. Douglas takes readers on a spirited journey through the television programs, popular songs, movies, and news coverage of recent years, telling a story that is the cultural biography...
Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 DOU
Summary: An acclaimed photographer, filmmaker, and video artist, Iranian-born Shirin Neshat addresses the complex forces shaping the identity of Muslim women throughout the world and explores the social, political, and psychological dimensions of women's experiences. In this program, she explicates her haunting video installations Shadow Under the Web; Turbulent; Soliloquy; Rapture; and Fervor, as well...
Format: software, multimedia
Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005
Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.
Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009