Gender and the Job

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“It’s hard to imagine a young woman’s stripper story serving as an allegory to critique capitalism: woman loses home in foreclosure so now she loses her bra.”

At The New Inquiry, Elizabeth Greenwood reviews Steven Soderbergh’s new film Magic Mike, paying close attention to the way it illuminates the differences between the cultural perceptions of male versus female strippers.


Walter Gordon is an intern at The Rumpus. He is a native of Berkeley, CA and goes to college in Oberlin, OH. He spends most of his time reading. His eyes hurt. Other hobbies include photography, writing fiction, and sitting on top of tall piles of rocks. More from this author →