Lab coats and lipstick: smart women reshape science on television

Lorna Jowett, Sherrie A. Inness (Editor)

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Geek Chic Using popular culture as a fertile environment for challenging the stereotype that the most brilliant geeks or nerds must be men, the essays in this book demonstrate how the popular media repeatedly affirms stereotypes of femininity while paradoxically challenging the stigmatization of smart women.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGeek Chic: Smart Women in Popular Culture
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave
Pages31-48
Number of pages202
ISBN (Print)1403979030
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2007

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Jowett, L., & Inness, S. A. (Ed.) (2007). Lab coats and lipstick: smart women reshape science on television. In Geek Chic: Smart Women in Popular Culture (pp. 31-48). London: Palgrave.
Jowett, Lorna ; Inness, Sherrie A. (Editor). / Lab coats and lipstick: smart women reshape science on television. Geek Chic: Smart Women in Popular Culture. London : Palgrave, 2007. pp. 31-48
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Lab coats and lipstick: smart women reshape science on television. / Jowett, Lorna; Inness, Sherrie A. (Editor).

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Jowett L, Inness SA, (ed.). Lab coats and lipstick: smart women reshape science on television. In Geek Chic: Smart Women in Popular Culture. London: Palgrave. 2007. p. 31-48