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Women's Studies in Communication

Friends, feminism, and rhetorical strategies of depoliticization.(Critical essay)

“Be Your Own Windkeeper”: Friends, feminism, and rhetorical strategies of depoliticization.(Critical essay) Rockler, Naomi R. The television program Friends reinforces therapeutic rhetoric, Third Wave feminism, and postfeminism as it depoliticizes women’s issues through three strategies: (1) the representation of female empowerment exclusively as individual transformation, (2) the simplistic resolution of systemic women’s economic problems, and […]