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    "Work that body": precarity and femininity in the new economy

    Owen, Louise (2012) "Work that body": precarity and femininity in the new economy. TDR: the Drama Review 56 (4), pp. 78-94. ISSN 1054-2043.

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    Abstract

    Adapting elements of exotic dance, burlesque, and circus, fitness pole dancing is taught and practiced globally. Exemplifying post-feminism's putative “freedoms,” it represents a scene of precarious labor in the new economy, and evidences the continued purchase of older patriarchal constructions of “women's work” and “precarity” in capitalism.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Arts > English, Theatre and Creative Writing
    Research Centres and Institutes: Moving Image, Birkbeck Institute for the (BIMI), Contemporary Theatre, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Louise Owen
    Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2013 08:46
    Last Modified: 14 Dec 2016 09:42
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/8139

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