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    #MeToo and the politics of social change / Bianca Fileborn, Rachel Loney-Howes, editors
    Book | Palgrave Macmillan | 2019
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    xxiv, 350 pages ; 21 cm
    Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Summary
    #MeToo has sparked a global re-emergence of sexual violence activism and politics. This edited collection uses the #MeToo movement as a starting point for interrogating contemporary debates in anti-sexual violence activism and justice-seeking. It draws together 19 accessible chapters from academics, practitioners, and sexual violence activists across the globe to provide diverse, critical, and nuanced perspectives on the broader implications of the movement. It taps into wider conversations about the nature, history, and complexities of anti-rape and anti-sexual harassment politics, including the limitations of the movement including in the global South. It features both internationally recognised and emerging academics from across the fields of criminology, media and communications, film studies, gender and queer studies, and law and will appeal broadly to the academic community, activists, and beyond.
    Contents
    Introduction. Mapping the emergence of #MeToo -- The politics of the personal: the evolution of anti-rape activism from second-wave feminism to #MeToo -- Digital feminist activism: #MeToo and the everyday experiences of challenging rape culture -- Online feminist activism as performative consciousness-raising: a #MeToo case study -- You say #MeToo, I say #MiTu: China's online campaigns against sexual abuse -- A thousand and one stories: myth and the #MeToo movement -- From 'me too' to 'too far'? contesting the boundaries of sexual violence in contemporary activism -- This black body is not yours for the taking -- Beyond the bright lights: are minoritized women outside the spotlight able to say #MeToo? -- 'It's not just men and women': LGBTQIA people and #MeToo -- #MeToo and the reasons to be cautious -- Substitution activism: the impact of #MeToo in Argentina -- Shitty media men -- Journalist guidelines and media reporting in the wake of #MeToo -- 'A reckoning that is long overdue': reconfiguring the work of progressive sex advice post #MeToo -- Consent lies destroy lives: pleasure as the sweetest taboo -- #MeToo as sex panic -- Men and #MeToo: mapping men's responses to anti-violence advocacy -- Understanding anger: ethical responsiveness and the cultural production of celebrity masculinities -- Online justice in the circuit of capital: #MeToo, marketization and the deformation of sexual ethics -- Conclusion: 'a new day is on the horizon'?
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    Fileborn, Bianca, 1984- editor.
    Loney-Howes, Rachel, editor.
    Alt Title
    MeToo and the politics of social change
    Hashtag MeToo and the politics of social change
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    303015212X (paperback) :
    9783030152123 (paperback) :
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