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<strong>Knowledge, Agency, and the “Strong Female Lead” in Serialized Television</strong> <br /> <em>Kathleen Battles / Oakland University</em>

Knowledge, Agency, and the “Strong Female Lead” in Serialized Television
Kathleen Battles / Oakland University
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March 23, 2015 • Category: 21.05, Lead Story, Volume 21

A look into TV shows with a “Strong Female Lead” where the author argues that each woman remains “strong” in terms of her abilities, but their access to knowledge and subsequent ability to act becomes extremely limited.

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