Education, Skills and Learning

Is the idea of the 'resilient woman' problematic for women today?

Employees clean and test newly made screens of LED televisions along a production line at a factory of Rizhao Hidear Electronics Co. Ltd in Rizhao, Shandong province March 1, 2011. Chinese manufacturing grew at its slowest pace in at least half a year in February, according to a pair of surveys, as the government's sustained campaign to tame inflation weighed on industrial activity. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: SCI TECH BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA - GM1E7311EMG01

The representation of women in the workplace in films may not be entirely accurate, and could be harmful. Image: REUTERS/Stringer

Shani Orgad
Associate professor, LSE
Rosalind Gill
Professor of social and cultural analysis/professorial fellow, City, University of London/University of Newcastle
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