The Ways Women Age

Author: Abigail T. Brooks
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814725201
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The women’s stories in this book are personal biographies that explore identity and body image and are reflexively shaped by beauty standards, expectations of femininity, and an increasingly normalized climate of cosmetic anti-aging ...

Aesthetic Labour

Author: Ana Sofia Elias
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137477652
Size: 32.56 MB
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This volume approaches questions about gender and the politics of appearance from a new perspective by developing the notion of aesthetic labour.

Venus Envy

Author: Elizabeth Haiken
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801862540
Size: 37.84 MB
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" -- Roy Porter, Times Higher Education Supplement "This is an important book, raising provocative questions about the ubiquity of cosmetic surgery in our culture.


Author: Meredith Jones
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9781845206697
Size: 64.33 MB
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of time: she refuses the negative role assigned to her because of her age.
Partaking of cosmetic surgery might then be described as a Jocastan action: it is
one way for women to maintain or regain central positions in the active adult
world, avoiding the marginalisation that comes with age. ... One way of viewing
anti-ageing cosmetic surgery and the stretched middle age positively is as a way
to alleviate Oedipal tensions by simply allowing mother and daughter to occupy
the same ...

Self Transformations

Author: Cressida J. Heyes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Raymond thus renders transsexuality co-causal with its disease classification. ...
because so many non-trans women also undertake to dramatically change their
bodies for reasons arguably connected to gender identity: ... and so on are
expressing a relatively depoliticized "age dissatisfaction," and the cosmetics and
cosmetic surgery industries are engaged ... Yet even here there are ways of
expressing dissatisfaction with one's class status that, for better or worse, seek
their remedy in ...

Beauty Matters

Author: Peggy Zeglin Brand
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Size: 27.20 MB
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Beginning at an early age, she must consciously choose to partake in the rites
that involve beauty matters like lipstick, gloss, and liner. ... Like Simone de Beau-
voir, who in the 1940s accused women of complicity with men in their own
oppression, they ... of controversy among women who disagree about the role of
female agency in body-building, cosmetic surgery, ... popular culture, and the
media fail to influence how beauty matters within the art world is to refuse to
acknowledge the ...


Author: Scott Westerfeld
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847389090
Size: 14.66 MB
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It’s official: I'm an Uglies fangirl.’ I was a teenage book geek (Blog), 'Fun, and the many by-the-skin-of-your-teeth escapes and hoverboard chases, plus the non-stop action plotting were enough to catch my attention and have me eagerly ...

Flesh Wounds

Author: Virginia Blum
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520938731
Size: 67.22 MB
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Flesh Wounds is an inquiry into the ideas and practices that have forged such a culture.

Beauty And Misogyny

Author: Sheila Jeffreys
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317675444
Size: 64.44 MB
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The new edition of Beauty and Misogyny revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it.