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Experiencing regulations and sexualities: Postfeminist guys in Swedish tv

Experiencing regulations and sexualities: Postfeminist guys in Swedish tv

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Postfeminist social representations have shown guys as bumbling anti-heroes, so when delicate and supportive of feminism. Data on postfeminist males have mostly come based on British and United States social representations, while other contexts have obtained small interest. In this specific article, I deepen the understanding of postfeminist portrayals of males by focussing on Sweden as well as on formulations of men’s emotionality and sexuality. I also develop the concept of postfeminist feelings procedures by relating it to boys. The material regarding the research try young men, a 2015 Swedish TV show about two younger feminist males. The article covers a number of feminist-inspired discourses present in the collection, like narratives of personal developing, men’s feelings like in by themselves progressive and a (semi)problematization of heterosexuality, all of these decrease sex politics to worry mainly the mental everyday lives of males. The postfeminist experience policies formulated within the series right reflexiveness and, evidently, ‘letting out’ emotions and intimate desires. Read More