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Vagina: A New Biography
Vagina: A New Biography
by Naomi Wolf
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An astonishing work of cutting-edge science and cultural history that radically reframes how we understand the vagina — and consequently, how we understand women — from one of our most respected cultural critics and thinkers, Naomi Wolf... (read more)

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Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
by Susan Bordo
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"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body—weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies... (read more)

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I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman
by Nora Ephron
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The perfect holiday gift: a pair of hilarious books from the “wickedly witty and astute” Nora Ephron, a “crackling smart cultural scribe” (The Boston Globe) whose insights and observations have made her a heroine to women all over... (read more)

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Cunt Coloring Book
Cunt Coloring Book
by Tee Corinne
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Over 3 dozen cunts of every size and description for you to color. Originally used for a sex education class. Crayons not included.... (read more)

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Bodies: Big Ideas/Small Books
Bodies: Big Ideas/Small Books
by Susie Orbach
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Esteemed Psychotherapist and writer Susie Orbach diagnoses the crisis in our relationship to our bodies and points the way toward a process of healing. Throughout the Western world, people have come to believe that general dissatisfaction can be... (read more)

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Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love & Fashion
Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love & Fashion
by Virgie Tovar
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In this fun, fresh, fat-positive anthology, fat activist and sex educator Virgie Tovar brings together voices from an often-marginalized community to talk about and celebrate their lives. Hot and Heavy rejects the idea that being thin is best, instead... (read more)

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Fat Is a Feminist Issue: The Anti-Diet Guide to Permanent Weight Loss
Fat Is a Feminist Issue: The Anti-Diet Guide to Permanent Weight Loss
by Susie Orbach
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Here for the first time in one complete volume are the two international bestsellers that taught women not to be afraid to be thin. With Fat Is a Feminist Issue, psychotherapist Susie Orbach started a revolution. By uncovering deeply held fears and... (read more)

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Body Outlaws: Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image
Body Outlaws: Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image
by Ophira Edut
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- 25,000 copies sold to date- Includes several new essays outlining the latest trends in the beauty industry such as botox, plastic surgery, and exercise bulimia. Also included is a fascinating analysis of how men are affected by these same rigors, a... (read more)

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Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty
Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty
by Nancy Etcoff
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In this provocative, witty, and thoroughly researched inquiry into what we find beautiful and why, Nancy Etcoff skewers one of our culture's most enduring myths, that the pursuit of beauty is a learned behavior. Etcoff, a faculty member at Harvard... (read more)

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Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
by Susan Bordo
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"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body--weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertising... (read more)

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The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
by Naomi Wolf
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-335) and index.... (read more)

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Fat! So?: Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size
Fat! So?: Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size
by Marilyn Wann
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The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives
The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives
by Susan Rubi Suleiman
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male-female oppositions. Androgyny in a new key? This book demonstrates that a blurring of gender boundaries does not have to deny difference.... (read more)

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Looking Good: College Women and Body Image, 1875-1930
Looking Good: College Women and Body Image, 1875-1930
by Margaret A Lowe
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Historian Margaret A. Lowe examines the process by which women at Cornell University, Smith College, and Spelman College emancipated themselves between 1875 and 1930, creating new models of 'body image.'... (read more)

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Eroticism and the Body Politic (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society)
Eroticism and the Body Politic (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society)
by Lynn Hunt
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By the end of the nineteenth century, women had become an undeniable force both in the public discussion of social life and in politics itself. Yet in art and literature women's bodies continued to be represented-- and domesticated-- by men. They were... (read more)

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Chinstraps Nose Moulds & Corsets
Chinstraps Nose Moulds & Corsets
by Rosematy Hawthorne
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For centuries, the seeds sown by advertising to beguile women have fallen on fertile ground. The sell has been soft-to create a feeling of promise. Then, as now, it has been essential to make the product unforgettable, superior, one that outshines all... (read more)

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Stacked: A 32ddd Reports from the Front
Stacked: A 32ddd Reports from the Front
by Susan Seligson
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What is it about breasts—or if, you prefer, bazoombas, melons, Dolly Partons, or breastasauri—that inspires such fascination? No one is even sure why women have breasts when not pregnant or nursing, but start a conversation about them, Susan... (read more)

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The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls
The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls
by Joan Jacobs Brumberg
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"Timely and sympathetic . . . a work of impassioned advocacy."         --People A hundred years ago, women were lacing themselves into corsets and teaching their daughters to do the same. The ideal of the... (read more)

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Working Out in Japan-PB
Working Out in Japan-PB
by Laura Spielvogel
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Beer, ice cream, and socializing; thighs, abs, and pecs—Japanese fitness clubs combine entertainment and exercise, reflecting the Japanese concept of fitness as encompassing a zest for life as well as physical health. Through an engaging account of... (read more)

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Religious Imagination and the Body: A Feminist Analysis
Religious Imagination and the Body: A Feminist Analysis
by Paula M Cooey
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In recent years feminist scholarship has increasingly focused on the importance of the body and its representations in virtually every social, cultural, and intellectual context. Many have argued that because women are more closely identified with their... (read more)

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