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Female-Centered TV in an Age of Precarity

By Jorie Lagerwey, Julia Leyda and Diane Negra »»» This article argues that a set of critically acclaimed, female-centered television series are generating important dispatches about women's relation to new capitalist subjectivities. Among their notable features are awareness of new economic and cultural regimes, a tendency to assume that women’s working lives entail a struggle with openly corrupt and structurally racist capitalist practices, and co-presentation of female empowerment with acquiescence to the structural status quo.