With names like The East Village Inky, Mend My Dress, Dear Stepdad, and I’m So Fucking Beautiful, zines created by girls and women over the past two. Girl Zines has ratings and 16 reviews. Ciara said: i was very pleasantly surprised with this book. i read everything that comes out about zines, & us. Buy Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism by Alison Piepmeier, Andi Zeisler (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and.

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Girl Zines

If you want to learn more about feminism, I recommend this book. I think the chapter on intersectionality and zines is by far the best. Where to Find Zines pp.

For some reason that really rubs me the wrong way and gives me pause as to her commitment and real research into the zine alisonn. There are a lot of zine distros out there that are not run by men of questionable ethics to put it politely. Refresh and try again. Aug 15, Mecque rated it it was amazing.

I was very excited when I first heard about this book, because I know the impact feminist zines have had on me and I ziines some serious academic respect is long overdue. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I loved that she referenced some of my favorite zines although quite a few didn’t make the cut.


Reviews “Piepmeier’s work is an insightful and long-overdue engagement with the feminist work in zines, which played a pivotal role not only in Riot Grrrl but also in the development of the Third Wave in general.

Lists with This Book. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and glitter.

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Makenzie rated it liked it Oct 12, Zines as a Public Pedagogy of Hope pp. New York University Press is proud to make many of our titles available in eBook editions.

Hardcoverpages. Obviously that she pointed people to Microcosm Publishing. I reread this to get ready to write about riot grrrl zines. Therese rated it liked it Aug 20, Emma rated it really liked it Jul 17, Return to Book Page. She is the co-editor of Catching a Wave: Open Preview See a Problem?

I had more problems with it the second time round, probably because I was being a bit more critical. It’s academic, would be great reference for classes and panels. Jun 16, Mika rated it it was amazing.

I think that anyone looking for some reading into feminism should check this out, it certainly gives you a lot to think about. Girl Zines describes key characteristics of a vernacular third-wave feminism by taking a variety of interdisciplinary approaches with contemporary grrrl zines: Mar 29, Lucia P rated it really liked it.

Zimes a feminist myself, I really liked discovering more about how different people showed feminism to the world.

Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism by Alison Piepmeier

An excellent exploration of girl zines and one of the most comprehensive and meaningful explanations of piepmier feminism I have ever read. Mel D rated it really liked it Jan 20, Dec 19, Ciara rated it really liked it Shelves: Girl Zines is the first book-length exploration of this exciting movement. Making Media, Alispn Feminism. Plus, I don’t think she did much research into zine distros and where to find zines.


Also, I worry that the academia-speak could make the book inaccessible for someone who isn’t well-versed in theory. May 18, Win Scarlett rated it liked it.

If you follow scholarship on zines, it seems to me that Chapters 2 and 5 are especially important as the former articulates the parameters of specific affordances of the materiality of zines — their physicality, structure, means for circulation, etc. Kerkyra rated it really liked it Dec 19, Mar 26, Saki rated it really liked it Shelves: Bridget rated it it was amazing May 14, Considering the subject matter, the znes was a bit drier that I expected it to be, but gir, the whole, good food for thought.

Oct 29, Trinie rated it liked it. I liked seeing the way she deconstructed select pages from zines, treating them with the same kind of respect I usually see accorded to zinrs and literature. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and glitter.

Not only did it give me some fab quotes to work from as a springboard for ideas, but it gave me a lot of insight as to what types of things I should include, the history of girl zines and helped me create my own direction piwpmeier move it.

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