Media narratives of gender in the contentious conservative age of Trump

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Media narratives of gender in the contentious conservative age of Trump

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© 2018 Taylor & Francis. Trump’s (s)election 1 has reinvigorated feminism around the globe. He has ignited the fourth wave of feminism - a “rebirth” of the movement for equality, gender equity, and the abolishment of discrimination. 2 Jodi Enda, assistant managing editor for special projects at CNN Politics, described Trump’s election as both the best and worst time for the future of feminism: The election of a president whom detractors view as misogynistic and backward-thinking has done nothing less than spark a wholesale resurgence of feminism. His defeat of the first woman who might have been president - coupled with his incendiary comments about women and his divisive policies on reproductive rights and other issues - lit a fire under a movement that had failed to excite younger generations of women who benefited from the battles of the last century and saw no need to keep fighting. (Enda, 2017).

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Book

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['9781351392020', '9781138307384']

First Page

156

Last Page

178

Publication Date

1-1-2018

DOI

10.4324/9781315142326

Author First name, Last name, and Institution

Pam Creedon, Zayed University

Media narratives of gender in the contentious conservative age of Trump

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