Consumption and gender in Southern Europe since the long 1960s
Title: Consumption and gender in Southern Europe since the long 1960s
Citation: London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
The book sees a diverse group of international scholars from across the social sciences draw on 14 original case studies to explore the social and cultural changes that have taken place in Spain, Portugal and Greece since the 1960s. This is the first scholarly attempt to look at the countries' similar political and socioeconomic experiences in the shift from authoritarianism to democracy through the intersecting topics of gender and consumer culture. This comparative analysis is a timely contribution to the field, providing much needed reflection on the social origins of the contemporary economic crisis that Spain, Portugal and Greece have simultaneously experienced. Bringing together past and present, the volume elaborates on the interplay between the current crisis and the memory of everyday life activities, with a focus on gender and consumer practices.
Table of Contents:
-- Part I Consumption and gender in dictatorship and disciplined democracy -- Gendering touristic spain, 1950s - 1970s, Moritz Glaser -- Basque national identities, youth culture and gender in the 1960s: beyond the farmhouse and the ye-yé, Amaia Lamikiz Jauregiondo -- Consumerism, gender diversity and moralization of sexuality in the Iberian 1960s, Rosa M. Medina-Domenech and Richard Cleminson -- Gender and consumer behavior: a portrait of Portugal in the 1960s, Inês Brasão -- Tourism, body and seaside recreational practices in postwar Greek society until 1974, Michalis Nikolakakis -- Part II Consumption and gender through the moment of transition -- Representations of sexuality and gender in Portuguese cinema during the Late Estado Novo and the Carnation Revolution, Érica Faleiro Rodrigues -- The Spanish housewives in transition (1959-1980) - Elena Díaz Silva (University of Cologne, Germany) -- Documenting post-authoritarian subcultures in the European south: the cases of Pedro Almodóvar's Pepi, Luci, Bom and Nikos Zervos's Dracula of Exarchia, Kostis Kornetis -- 'Naked piazza': male (homo)sexualities, masculinities and consumer cultures in greece since the 1960s, Kostas Yannakopoulos -- Part III Consumption and gender between the transition to democracy and the financial crisis of the 2010 -- Television culture and social change in post-revolutionary Portugal, Luís Trindade -- Leafing through the 1980s in Portuguese fashion magazines, Giulia Bonali -- Consuming the past as a televisual product: gender and consumption in Cuéntame cómo pasó/Tell Me How it Was, Abigail Loxham -- Audio-visual consumption in the Greek VHS era: social mobility, privatization and the VCR audiences in the 1980s, Ursula-Helen Kassaveti -- Revisiting the Greek 1980s through the prism of crisis, Panagiotis Zestanakis