This is a collection of material that discusses the sexist double standard that result in the dismissal of women’s ideas, stories, and work. Women’s cultural productions are understood as trashy, frivolous, meaningless, or otherwise “low class.” Similarly, other media that is understood as trashy, frivolous, meaningless, or otherwise low class becomes feminized, or in other words, associated with women or deemed the domain of women. My thesis is that women’s culture is low culture. I will be adding to this page as I find more relevant material.
Women’s Culture is Low Culture: A Syllabus