Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black

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Schwan, Anne.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Subject: Information Society | 791 Public performances | PN1990 Broadcasting | Film and television | Centre for Literature and Writing | Postfeminism, Women in Prison, "Orange is the New Black", identity,

This article argues that Netflix’s original series Orange is the New Black (2013-), based on Piper Kerman’s memoir (2010), uses postfeminist strategies to covertly promote prison reform and exercise a subtle critique of (female) mass incarceration while renegotiating th... View more
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