Articles from April 2001

‘The Eminem defence’?

Eminem's recent and highly publicised visit to the UK promoted a storm of debate and discussion. Were his homophobic, misogynist lyrics offensive, or not? Some claimed he was simply being ironic. So does irony mean we can't be offended?

Catherine Redfern // 16 April 2001

Categories: Culture and Media

Teenagers and Cosmetic Surgery

Why are more and more young women opting for breast implants? Catherine Redfern offers an explanation.

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: Body and Health, Culture and Media, Fashion and Image

Hardcore

Porn is cool, isn't it? It's just a little harmless fun, yeah?

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: Television

Overloaded : Popular culture and the future of feminism

Imelda Whelehan's critique of British popular culture, reviewed by Catherine Redfern.

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: Books

Where The Girls Are

Catherine Redfern reviews Susan J. Douglas's book.

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: Books

News roundup for April 2001

A round up of the months news, compiled by Catherine Redfern

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: News

The Beauty Myth

Are we exploited by the cosmetics industry?

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: Fashion and Image, Soundbites

BUST

This is how a woman's magazine should be, says Catherine Redfern.

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: Magazines

Ms.

The most famous feminist magazine from the US gets reviewed by Catherine Redfern.

Catherine Redfern //

Categories: Magazines

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