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Professor Angela McRobbie

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PositionProfessor of Communications
Email a.mcrobbie (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7580
Professor Angela McRobbie

I currently teach a range of courses, these include:

2nd Year BA Culture, Society and Individual

3rd Year BA The City and Consumer Culture

MA Option The City and Consumer Culture (open to MA Fashion students in the Department of Design)

I also lecture on the MA Gender, Media and Culture, MA Culture Industries and MA Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship

I usually have 10 MA supervisees.

At present I have 5 doctoral students,

Ella Fegitz (Italian Neoliberalism, Sexuality, Post-feminism)

Zoe Pilger (Romantic Subjection)

Sarah Beck (Verbatim Theatre )

Katie Hindle (Post-feminism and Body Pathology)

Onur  Komurcu (German/Turkish Theatre Berlin).

Since joining the department in 1998 I have supervised approx. 15 PhD students including 5 AHRC Awards, one ESRC Award, 2 ORSAS Awards and 1 Canadian Government Grant. My former PhDs now occupy posts at  McKinsey Berlin, Kings College London, Leeds University, London College of Fashion, Birmingham City University, SOAS, Manchester Metropolitan University, the American University in Paris. I have examined approx. 30 PhDs on average 4 annually.

Areas of supervision

  • Feminist Theory
  • Gender and the Modern Work Economy
  • Gender and Popular Culture
  • The Global Fashion Industry
  • New Forms of Labour in the Creative Economy
  • Start Ups and Social Enterprise

Professional activities

Editorial Board Cultural Studies, Journal of Cultural Economy, Journal of Consumer Culture, Communication Review, Culture Unbound. I also review for various international academic journals.

I have served on RAE Panels 2000, 2006.

I am a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4 Womens Hour and Thinking Allowed. I wrote for openDemocracy and for the Guardian Comment is Free.

Publications

Book

Stuart Hall, Cultural Studies and The Rise of Black and Asian British Art
McRobbie, Angela. 2016. Stuart Hall, Cultural Studies and The Rise of Black and Asian British Art. UNSPECIFIED. (Forthcoming)

Be Creative: Making a Living in the New Culture Industries
McRobbie, Angela. 2015. Be Creative: Making a Living in the New Culture Industries. Polity Press. ISBN 978-0745661957

Feminism, Femininity and The Perfect
McRobbie, Angela. 2015. Feminism, Femininity and The Perfect. SAGE. (Forthcoming)

Top Girls: Feminismus und der Aufstieg des neoliberalen Geschlechterregimes
McRobbie, Angela. 2010. Top Girls: Feminismus und der Aufstieg des neoliberalen Geschlechterregimes. Germany: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. ISBN 978-3531162720

The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture, and Social Change
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. The Aftermath of Feminism: Gender, Culture, and Social Change. London: Sage. ISBN 9780761970613

The Uses of Cultural Studies
McRobbie, Angela. 2005. The Uses of Cultural Studies. Sage. ISBN 1412908442

The Uses of Cultural Studies: A Textbook
McRobbie, Angela. 2005. The Uses of Cultural Studies: A Textbook. SAGE. ISBN 978-1412908450

Feminism and Youth Culture 2nd Edition
McRobbie, Angela. 2000. Feminism and Youth Culture 2nd Edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0333770313

In the Culture Society: Art, Fashion and Popular Music
McRobbie, Angela. 1999. In the Culture Society: Art, Fashion and Popular Music. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415137508

British Fashion Design: Rag Trade or Image Industry?
McRobbie, Angela. 1998. British Fashion Design: Rag Trade or Image Industry? London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415057813

Postmodernism and Popular Culture
McRobbie, Angela. 1994. Postmodernism and Popular Culture. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415077132

Postmodernism and Popular Culture
McRobbie, Angela. 1994. Postmodernism and Popular Culture. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415077132

Feminism and Youth Culture: From Jackie to Just 17 (Youth Questions)
McRobbie, Angela. 1991. Feminism and Youth Culture: From Jackie to Just 17 (Youth Questions). Basingstoke: Macmillan. ISBN 978-0333452646

Jackie: Ideology of Adolescent Femininity
McRobbie, Angela. 1978. Jackie: Ideology of Adolescent Femininity. Birmingham : University of Birmingham . ISBN 978-0704405004

Edited Book

Feminism for Girls
McRobbie, Angela and McCabe, Trisha, eds. 2014. Feminism for Girls. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-1138007994

Without Guarantees: In Honour of Stuart Hall
McRobbie, Angela; Gilroy, Paul and Grossberg, Lawrence, eds. 2000. Without Guarantees: In Honour of Stuart Hall. London: Verso. ISBN 978-1859842874

Back to Reality? Social Experience and Cultural Studies
McRobbie, Angela, ed. 1997. Back to Reality? Social Experience and Cultural Studies. Manchester: Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0719044557

Zoot Suits and Second Hand Dresses
McRobbie, Angela, ed. 1989. Zoot Suits and Second Hand Dresses. London: HarperCollins Publishers . ISBN 978-0044452379

Autonome aber Wie?
McRobbie, Angela and Savier, M, eds. 1982. Autonome aber Wie? Munich: Frauenoffensive.

Edited Journal

Special issue of Economy and Society ‘Feminism and the Political’
McRobbie, Angela and Lury, Celia, eds. 2002. Special issue of Economy and Society ‘Feminism and the Political’.

Book Section

A Good Job Well Done: Richard Sennett and the Politics of Creative Labour
McRobbie, Angela. 2012. A Good Job Well Done: Richard Sennett and the Politics of Creative Labour. In: Michael Heinlein; Cordula Kropp; Judith Neumer; Angelika Poferl and Regina Römhild, eds. Futures of Modernity Challenges for Cosmopolitical Thought and Practice. transcript Verlag Bielefeld (Sociology) , pp. 155-177. ISBN 978-3-8376-2076-4

Transient Intimacy in Queer Club Spaces
McRobbie, Angela. 2012. Transient Intimacy in Queer Club Spaces. In: Angela McRobbie ; Birgit Effinger; Judith Halberstam and Kerstin Drechsel, eds. Kerstin Drechsel. Munich: Hatje Cantz; Bilingual edition . ISBN 978-3775732512

Key Concepts for Urban Creative Industry in the UK
McRobbie, Angela. 2011. Key Concepts for Urban Creative Industry in the UK. In: Ingrid Elam , ed. New Creative Economy. Malmo, Sweden : Swedish Arts Council , pp. 22-42. ISBN 978-9-197-80011-2

Making a Living in London’s Small Scale Creative Sector
McRobbie, Angela. 2011. Making a Living in London’s Small Scale Creative Sector. In: Dominic Power and Allan J Scott, eds. Cultural Industries and the Production of Culture. London and NY: Routledge, pp. 130-144. ISBN 978-0415511315

The Gender of Post-Fordism
McRobbie, Angela. 2010. The Gender of Post-Fordism. In: A Manske and K Puhl, eds. Prekariserung aus Genderperspective. Dampfboot Verlag.

The Es and the Anti Es: New Questions for Feminism and Cultural Studies
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. The Es and the Anti Es: New Questions for Feminism and Cultural Studies. In: Peter Golding and Marjorie Ferguson, eds. Cultural Studies In Question. London: SAGE, pp. 170-186. ISBN 978-0803979246

L’Ere des Top Girls
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. L’Ere des Top Girls. In: Valerie Malbo Cossy, ed. Nouvelles Questions Feministes, Vol. 28(1)/2009. Figures du Feminin d Ans les Industries Culturelles. UNSPECIFIED.

Industria Cultural
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. Industria Cultural. In: J Ribalta, ed. Ideas Recibidas. Spain: MacBa.

Reflections on precarious Labour in the Cultural Sector
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. Reflections on precarious Labour in the Cultural Sector. In: B Lange, ed. Governance der Kreativwirkschaft. Transcript Verlag.

Die Los Angelesierung von London
McRobbie, Angela. 2007. Die Los Angelesierung von London. In: G Raunig and U Wuggenig, eds. Kritik der Kreativitat. Vienna: Verlag Turia Kant.

Post Feminism and Popular Culture: Bridget Jones and the New Gender Regime
McRobbie, Angela. 2007. Post Feminism and Popular Culture: Bridget Jones and the New Gender Regime. In: Diane Negra and Yvonne Tasker, eds. Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture. Duke University Press, pp. 27-39. ISBN 978-0822340324

Notes on ‘What Not To Wear’ and post-feminist symbolic violence
McRobbie, Angela. 2005. Notes on ‘What Not To Wear’ and post-feminist symbolic violence. In: Lisa Adkins , ed. Feminism After Bordieu: International Perspectives. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 99-109. ISBN 978-1405123952

Everyone Is Creative: Artists as Pioneers of the New Economy
McRobbie, Angela. 2004. Everyone Is Creative: Artists as Pioneers of the New Economy. In: Elizabeth Silva and Tony Bennett, eds. Contemporary Culture and Everyday Life. Routledge-Cavendish. ISBN 978-1903457092

Notes on Postfeminism and Popular Culture: Bridget Jones and the New Gender Regime
McRobbie, Angela. 2004. Notes on Postfeminism and Popular Culture: Bridget Jones and the New Gender Regime. In: Anita Harris, ed. All About the Girl. London and NY: Routledge, pp. 3-14. ISBN 978-0415947008

Re-Defining The Contours of Class
McRobbie, Angela. 2004. Re-Defining The Contours of Class. In: , ed. British Cultural Studies. Bochum, Germany: UNSPECIFIED.

I Was Knitting Away Night and Day’: Die Bedeutung von Kunst und Handwerk in Modesdesign
McRobbie, Angela. 2003. I Was Knitting Away Night and Day’: Die Bedeutung von Kunst und Handwerk in Modesdesign. In: Marion von Osten, ed. Norm der Abweichung (German Edition). Ambra Verlag . ISBN 978-3990430989

A Mixed Economy of Fashion Design
McRobbie, Angela. 2003. A Mixed Economy of Fashion Design. In: Ash Amin and Nigel Thrift, eds. Cultural Economy Reader. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 3-14. ISBN 978-0631234296

Holloway to Hollywood: Happiness At Work in the Cultural Economy
McRobbie, Angela. 2002. Holloway to Hollywood: Happiness At Work in the Cultural Economy. In: Paul Du Gay and Michael Pryke, eds. Cultural Economy: Cultural Analysis and Commercial Life. London: SAGE, pp. 97-114. ISBN 978-0761959939

‘Good Girls Bad Girls? Female Success and the New Meritocracy’
McRobbie, Angela. 2001. ‘Good Girls Bad Girls? Female Success and the New Meritocracy’. In: David G. Morley and Kevin Robins, eds. British Cultural Studies: Geography, Nationality, and Identity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 361-372. ISBN 978-0198742067

Free Market Feminism New Labour and the Cultural Meaning of the TV Blonde
McRobbie, Angela. 2000. Free Market Feminism New Labour and the Cultural Meaning of the TV Blonde. In: Greg Philo and David Miller, eds. Market Killing: What the free market does and what social scientists can do about it. Essex: Longman, pp. 140-151. ISBN 978-0582382367

Stuart Hall: The Universities and the Hurly Burly
McRobbie, Angela. 2000. Stuart Hall: The Universities and the Hurly Burly. In: Angela McRobbie ; Paul Gilroy and Lawrence Grossberg, eds. Without Guarantees: In Honour of Stuart Hall. London: Verso, pp. 212-224. ISBN 978-1859842874

The Return to Cultural Production
McRobbie, Angela. 2000. The Return to Cultural Production. In: James P. Curran and Michael Gurevitch, eds. Mass Media and Society, 3rd Edition. London: Hodder Education. ISBN 978-0340732014

Fashion as a Culture Industry
McRobbie, Angela. 2000. Fashion as a Culture Industry. In: Stella Bruzzi and Pamela Church Gibson, eds. Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explorations and Analysis. London: Routledge, pp. 253-264. ISBN 978-0415206853

A New Kind of Rag Trade? The Politics of British Fashion design
McRobbie, Angela. 1997. A New Kind of Rag Trade? The Politics of British Fashion design. In: Andrew Ross, ed. No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade and the Rights of Workers: Fashion, Free Trade and the Rights of Garment Workers. New York: Verso, pp. 275-290. ISBN 978-1859841723

Working for Nothing? The Economics of British Fashion Design
McRobbie, Angela. 1997. Working for Nothing? The Economics of British Fashion Design. In: Pierre Bourdieu, ed. Liber. France: UNSPECIFIED.

Looking Back at New Times and Its Critics
McRobbie, Angela. 1996. Looking Back at New Times and Its Critics. In: David G. Morley and Kuan-Hsing Chen, eds. Stuart Hall: Critical Dialogues in Cultural Studies (Comedia) 1st Edition. London: Routledge, pp. 237-260. ISBN 978-0415088046

More! New Sexualities in Girls and Women’s Magazines
McRobbie, Angela. 1996. More! New Sexualities in Girls and Women’s Magazines. In: David G. Morley ; James P. Curran and Valerie Walkerdine, eds. Cultural Studies And Communication. London: Bloomsbury Academic . ISBN 978-0340614174

Different, Youthful Subjectivities
McRobbie, Angela. 1996. Different, Youthful Subjectivities. In: Iain Chambers and Lidia Curti, eds. The Postcolonial Question: Common Skies, Divided Horizons. London: Routledge, pp. 30-46. ISBN 978-0415108577

Cultural Studies, Subculture and Creative Industries
McRobbie, Angela. 1994. Cultural Studies, Subculture and Creative Industries. In: R Harauer and J Bernard, eds. New Culture in Europe. Vienna: Institute for Social Semiotics .

Chantal Ackerman and Feminist Film-making
McRobbie, Angela. 1993. Chantal Ackerman and Feminist Film-making. In: Philip Dodd and Pam Cook, eds. Women and Film: A "Sight and Sound" Reader. Scarlet Press . ISBN 978-1857270815

Post-Marxism and Cultural Studies: A Post-Script
McRobbie, Angela. 1992. Post-Marxism and Cultural Studies: A Post-Script. In: Larry Grossberg; Cary Nelson and Paula Treichler, eds. Cultural Studies. London and New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415903516

Postmodernism and Popular Culture
McRobbie, Angela. 1989. Postmodernism and Popular Culture. In: Lisa Appignanesi, ed. Postmodernism: Institute of Contemporary Arts Documents (ICA documents). London: Free Association Books . ISBN 978-1853430787

Second Hand Dresses and the Role of the Ragmarket
McRobbie, Angela. 1989. Second Hand Dresses and the Role of the Ragmarket. In: Angela McRobbie , ed. Zoot Suits and Second-Hand Dresses. London: HarperCollins Publishers . ISBN 978-0044452379

Working Class Girls and the Culture of Femininity
McRobbie, Angela. 1978. Working Class Girls and the Culture of Femininity. In: , ed. Women Take Issue. Birmingham: Hutchinson and the CCCS .

Girls and Subcultures
McRobbie, Angela and Garber, Jenny. 1977. Girls and Subcultures. In: Stuart Hall and Tony Jefferson, eds. Resistance Through Ritual - Youth Subcultures in Post-war Britain. Hutchinson and the CCCS Birmingham (also an Open University Reader). ISBN 978-0091279110

Article

Notes on the Perfect: Competitive Femininity in Neoliberal Times
McRobbie, Angela. 2015. Notes on the Perfect: Competitive Femininity in Neoliberal Times. Australian Feminist Studies, 30(83), pp. 3-20. ISSN 0816-4649

Feminism, the Family and the New 'Mediated' Maternalism
McRobbie, Angela. 2013. Feminism, the Family and the New 'Mediated' Maternalism. New Formations, 80, pp. 119-137. ISSN 0950-2378

Feminism and the New 'Mediated' Maternalism: Human Capital at Home
McRobbie, Angela. 2013. Feminism and the New 'Mediated' Maternalism: Human Capital at Home. Feministische Studien, 31(1), pp. 136-143. ISSN 0723-5186

Fashion Matters Berlin: City-Spaces, Women's Working Lives, New Social Enterprise?
McRobbie, Angela. 2013. Fashion Matters Berlin: City-Spaces, Women's Working Lives, New Social Enterprise? Cultural Studies, 27(6), pp. 982-1010. ISSN 0950-2386

Angela McRobbie Interviews Herself: How Did It Happen? How Did I Get There?
McRobbie, Angela. 2013. Angela McRobbie Interviews Herself: How Did It Happen? How Did I Get There? Cultural Studies , 27(5), pp. 828-832. ISSN 0950-2386

Unveiling France's Border Strategies
McRobbie, Angela. 2011. Unveiling France's Border Strategies. Feminist Media Studies , 11(1), pp. 101-106. ISSN 1468-0777

Introduction: Queer Adventures in Cultural Studies
McRobbie, Angela. 2011. Introduction: Queer Adventures in Cultural Studies. Cultural Studies, 25(2), pp. 139-146. ISSN 0950-2386

Reflections on Feminism and Immaterial labour
McRobbie, Angela. 2010. Reflections on Feminism and Immaterial labour. New Formations , 70, pp. 60-76. ISSN 0950-2378

La rabbia indeciferable
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. La rabbia indeciferable. Studi Culturalii , 2, pp. 208-222.

Inside and outside the feminist academy
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. Inside and outside the feminist academy. Australian Feminist Studies, 24(59), pp. 123-138. ISSN 0816-4649

Teen-Age Girls in the Contemporary West: A Roundtable A Response to Susie Orbach: On Generation and Femininity
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. Teen-Age Girls in the Contemporary West: A Roundtable A Response to Susie Orbach: On Generation and Femininity. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 9(3), pp. 239-245. ISSN 1524-0657

Ulrike Ottinger and the Autobiography of Art Cinema
McRobbie, Angela. 2009. Ulrike Ottinger and the Autobiography of Art Cinema. Screen, 50(2), pp. 260-263. ISSN 0036-9543

Young Women and Consumer Culture
McRobbie, Angela. 2008. Young Women and Consumer Culture. Cultural Studies , 22(5), pp. 531-550.

Young Women and Consumer Culture. An intervention
McRobbie, Angela. 2008. Young Women and Consumer Culture. An intervention. Cultural Studies, 22(5), pp. 531-550. ISSN 0950-2386

Pornographic Permutations
McRobbie, Angela. 2008. Pornographic Permutations. The Communication Review, 11(3), pp. 225-236. ISSN 1071-4421

Top Girls? Young women and the post-feminist sexual contract
McRobbie, Angela. 2007. Top Girls? Young women and the post-feminist sexual contract. Cultural Studies, 21(4), pp. 718-737. ISSN 09502386

Post Feminism and Symbolic Violence
McRobbie, Angela. 2007. Post Feminism and Symbolic Violence. Querelles,

‘Vulnerability, Violence and (Cosmopolitan ) Ethics: Butler’s Precarious Life’
McRobbie, Angela. 2006. ‘Vulnerability, Violence and (Cosmopolitan ) Ethics: Butler’s Precarious Life’. British Journal of Sociology, 57(1), pp. 69-86. ISSN 0007-1315

Post-Feminism and Popular Culture
McRobbie, Angela. 2004. Post-Feminism and Popular Culture. Feminist Media Studies, 4(3), pp. 255-265. ISSN 14680777

Feminism and the Socialist Tradition ... Undone? A Response to Recent Work by Judith Butler
McRobbie, Angela. 2004. Feminism and the Socialist Tradition ... Undone? A Response to Recent Work by Judith Butler. Cultural Studies, 18(4), pp. 503-522. ISSN 0950-2386

Mothers and Fathers, Who Needs Them ? Review Essay of Butler’s Antigone
McRobbie, Angela. 2003. Mothers and Fathers, Who Needs Them ? Review Essay of Butler’s Antigone. Feminist Review , 75, pp. 129-136. ISSN 0141-7789

Clubs to Companies: Notes on the Decline of Political Culture in Speeded Up Creative Worlds
McRobbie, Angela. 2002. Clubs to Companies: Notes on the Decline of Political Culture in Speeded Up Creative Worlds. Cultural Studies, 16(4), pp. 516-531. ISSN 0950-2386

Fashion Culture, Creative Work, Female Individualisation
McRobbie, Angela. 2002. Fashion Culture, Creative Work, Female Individualisation. Feminist Review , 71, pp. 52-62. ISSN 0141-7789

A Mixed Bag of Misfortunes? Bourdieu’s Weight of the World
McRobbie, Angela. 2002. A Mixed Bag of Misfortunes? Bourdieu’s Weight of the World. Theory, Culture and Society, 19(3), pp. 129-138. ISSN 0263-2764

Small Acts of Kindness? Surviving the Holocaust as a ‘Privileged Jew
McRobbie, Angela. 2002. Small Acts of Kindness? Surviving the Holocaust as a ‘Privileged Jew. Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture, 21, ISSN 1362-6620

‘Talentbasierte Wirtsschaft? Die Dynamik der Generationen auf Grosbritanniens Kulturellen Arbeitsmarkten’
McRobbie, Angela. 2002. ‘Talentbasierte Wirtsschaft? Die Dynamik der Generationen auf Grosbritanniens Kulturellen Arbeitsmarkten’. Gewerkschaftliche Monateshefte , 53,

Feminism and the Third Way
McRobbie, Angela. 2000. Feminism and the Third Way. Feminist Review , 64, pp. 97-112. ISSN 0141-7789

Brave Madchen: Bose Madchen
McRobbie, Angela. 2000. Brave Madchen: Bose Madchen. Gewerkschaftliche Monateschefte , 12,

Bridging the Gap: Fashion Feminism and Consumption
McRobbie, Angela. 1997. Bridging the Gap: Fashion Feminism and Consumption. Feminist Review, 55, pp. 73-89. ISSN 0141-7789

'Pecs and Penises': The Meaning of Girlie Culture
McRobbie, Angela. 1997. 'Pecs and Penises': The Meaning of Girlie Culture. Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture , 5, ISSN 1362-6620

Psychoanalytic Conversations: The Writing of Adam Phillips
McRobbie, Angela. 1996. Psychoanalytic Conversations: The Writing of Adam Phillips. Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture, 3, ISSN 1362-6620

All the world's a stage, screen or magazine: when culture is the logic of late capitalism
McRobbie, Angela. 1996. All the world's a stage, screen or magazine: when culture is the logic of late capitalism. Media, Culture and Society, 18(2), pp. 335-342. ISSN 0163-4437

Recent Rhythms of Sex and Race in Popular Music
McRobbie, Angela. 1995. Recent Rhythms of Sex and Race in Popular Music. Media, Culture and Society, 17(2), pp. 323-331.

Re-Conceptualising Moral Panic in Multi-mediated Social Worlds
McRobbie, Angela and Thornton, Sarah L. 1995. Re-Conceptualising Moral Panic in Multi-mediated Social Worlds. British Journal of Sociology, 46(4), pp. 559-574.

Folk Devils Fight Back
McRobbie, Angela. 1994. Folk Devils Fight Back. New Left Review, 203,

Shut Up and Dance;Youth Culture and Changing Modes of femininity
McRobbie, Angela. 1993. Shut Up and Dance;Youth Culture and Changing Modes of femininity. Cultural Studies, 7(3), pp. 406-426. ISSN 0950-2386

Feminism, Postmodernism and the Real Me
McRobbie, Angela. 1993. Feminism, Postmodernism and the Real Me. Theory Culture and Society, 10(4), pp. 127-142. ISSN 0263-2764

The Passagenwerk and the Place of Walter Benjamin in Cultural Studies, Marxist theories of art
McRobbie, Angela. 1992. The Passagenwerk and the Place of Walter Benjamin in Cultural Studies, Marxist theories of art. Cultural Studies, 6(2), pp. 147-169. ISSN 0950-2386

New Times in Cultural Studies
McRobbie, Angela. 1991. New Times in Cultural Studies. New Formations: A Journal of Culture, Theory, Politics, 13, ISSN 0950-2378

The Modernist Style of Susan Sontag
McRobbie, Angela. 1991. The Modernist Style of Susan Sontag. Feminist Review , 38, pp. 1-19. ISSN 0141-7789

Patricia Mellencamp, Indiscretions: Avant-Garde Film, Video and Feminism
McRobbie, Angela. 1991. Patricia Mellencamp, Indiscretions: Avant-Garde Film, Video and Feminism. Screen, 32(3), pp. 345-349. ISSN 0036-9543

New Times: The Changing Face of Politics in the 1990s
McRobbie, Angela. 1990. New Times: The Changing Face of Politics in the 1990s. Feminist Review , 36, pp. 127-131. ISSN 0141-7789

Interview with Juliet Mitchell
McRobbie, Angela. 1988. Interview with Juliet Mitchell. New Left Review , 170(1), ISSN 0028-6060

Sexual Identities: Questions of Difference’
McRobbie, Angela; Rose, J; Mercer, K and Spivak, G C. 1987. Sexual Identities: Questions of Difference’. Undercut, 17,

Strategies of Vigilance : An Interview with Spivak
McRobbie, Angela. 1985. Strategies of Vigilance : An Interview with Spivak. Block, 10,

The Politics of Feminist Research
McRobbie, Angela. 1981. The Politics of Feminist Research. Feminist Review, 12, pp. 46-57. ISSN 0141-7789

Settling the Accounts with Subcultures
McRobbie, Angela. 1980. Settling the Accounts with Subcultures. Screen Education , 33,

Rock and Sexualiy
McRobbie, Angela. 1979. Rock and Sexualiy. Screen Education , 28,

Conference or Workshop Item

Pathologies of the Perfect: Femininity as Competition in Neo-Liberal Times
McRobbie, Angela. 2015. 'Pathologies of the Perfect: Femininity as Competition in Neo-Liberal Times'. In: Opening Lecture for Centre for Feminist Research. Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom.

Workshop on Sexism
Bates, Laura; Lewis, Gail; McRobbie, Angela; Cameron, Deborah; Eddo-Lodge, Reni; Williamson, Judith; Dahl, Ulrika; Franklin, Sarah and Power, Nina. 2014. 'Workshop on Sexism'. In: Workshop on Sexism. Goldsmiths, Universirty of London, United Kingdom.

Évasion
Jones, Alison; Thompson, Milly; McRobbie, Angela; Hunt , Ian; Cullinan, Nick; Harris , Mark; Szewczyk, Monika and Kerr, Sadie. 2012. 'Évasion'. In: ÉVASION. LGP Space, United Kingdom.

Research

Current awards

I am PI for the Fashion Design and IP Work Package (Goldsmiths) of the AHRC CREAte Grant (in total £5m based in Glasgow University) 2013-2015

My current research interests include 

  1. Feminist Theory (see publications)
  2. Gender and Popular Culture
  3. The Global Fashion Industry
  4. The World of Creative Labour and the Modern Work Economy
  5. The Sociology of Start-Ups and Social Enterprise
  6. Black and Asian British Artists and the Influence of Stuart Hall
  7. The Photography of Annie Liebovitz

Summary of current book projects

I am completing a book titled Be Creative? Making a Living in the New Culture Industries (Polity Press 2014)

Chapters are a) Club to Company b) Unpacking the Politics of Creative Economy c) The Artist as Human Capital d) The Gender of Post-Fordism e) A Good Job Well Done? Richard Sennett, Craft and Creative Economy f) Fashion Matters Berlin: Young Women’s Social Enterprise g) The Politics of Project Working

I have begun work on a follow up to The Aftermath of Feminism (Sage 2008) titled Feminism and The Perfect: The Pathologies of Contemporary Femininity

Chapters are a) Feminism, the Family and the New Mediated Maternalism  b) The Perfect and Pathologies of  Contemporary Femininity c) The Female Artist as Flaneur: Berlin and the Work of Ottinger, Drechsel and Fricke d) From Rock to Celebrity: A Feminist Response to Annie Liebovitz e) Feminism, War and Violence: Butler’s Precarious Lives 

I am also beginning work on a book about the global fashion industry titled Faster Fashion: The Sociology of  Start-Ups, Mass- Luxury Brands and Supply Chains  

In 2015 I will begin work on a study of the conditions which underpinned the emergence of the Black and Asian British Artists with reference to the writing of Stuart Hall.