​​​Media  Theory



Discussion points

Extension questions &  useful links


Here's a useful basic video summary of Butler's ideas on Gender Performativity. 


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Roland Barthes is also at the origin of the obvious idea of action and enigma codes.  



McRobbie is essential reading for anyone interested in gender, medias and cultural studies. Her ideas are constantly evolving and she uses popular culture to draw some quite negative conclusions about the state of gender equality.  

Here's McRobbie's lecture about feminism, economics & the fashion industry. Worth dipping into.

Here is some extra material about McRobbie's more recent views.