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Feminist cultural studies refers to a set of intellectual engagements that aim to call attention to women's cultural experiences, to justify further exploration of women's experiences of cultural formations, and to use women's experiences to formulate new theories of culture. It is a broad field of study that is situated at the intersection of women's studies and cultural studies, both of which are projects that are intimately tied to the possibility of political change. Since its emergence in the late 1970s, feminist cultural studies has been successful not only in expanding the study of women but also, and perhaps more important, in establishing gender as a key mode of analysis within cultural studies projects more broadly. The force of feminist cultural studies has not simply ...

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