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Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pagents Natl Ident
Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pagents Natl Ident
by Sarah Banet Weiser
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Sarah Banet-Weiser is Assistant Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California.... (read more)

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Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self
Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self
by Lori Gottlieb
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An Alternate Selection of the Book of the Month Club and Quality Paperback Book Club “Although it reads like a novel—a funny, touching, and absolutely gripping novel—Stick Figure is, astonishingly, the diary of Lori Gottlieb in 1978... (read more)

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Fat Talk: What Girls and Their Parents Say about Dieting
Fat Talk: What Girls and Their Parents Say about Dieting
by Mimi Nichter
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[In] Fat Talk: What Girls and Their Parents Say About Dieting, the alleged silence of girls is penetrated by adults asking relevant, open-ended questions that play to the characteristic self-centeredness of the adolescent years...Nichter's careful... (read more)

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Feminism and the Biological Body
Feminism and the Biological Body
by Lynda Birke
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Birke, a feminist biologist who has written extensively on the connections between feminism and science, seeks to bridge the gap between feminist cultural analysis and science by looking "inside" the body, using ideas in anatomy and physiology to... (read more)

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Reshaping the Female Body: The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery
Reshaping the Female Body: The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery
by Kathy Davis
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Reshaping... looks at women's involvement in cosmetic surgery and raises the question of why women put themselves under the knife for operations which are painful, risky and expensive and often leave them in worse shape than before.... (read more)

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Intimate Distance: Women, Artists, & the Body
Intimate Distance: Women, Artists, & the Body
by Rosemary Betterton
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An Intimate Distance considers a wide range of visual images of women in the context of current debates which centre around the body, including reproductive science, questions of ageing and death and the concept of 'body horror' in relation to food... (read more)

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The Rhinestone Sisterhood: A Journey Through Small Town America, One Tiara at a Time
The Rhinestone Sisterhood: A Journey Through Small Town America, One Tiara at a Time
by David Valdes Greenwood
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Ride a bull. Chat up a Senator. And get your homework in on time. It’s all in a day’s work for a festival queen. If you assume all pageant queens are airheads who can’t handle geography, or vain girls who like to parade around in... (read more)

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The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction
The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction
by Emily Martin
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A bold reappraisal of science and society, The Woman in the Body explores the different ways that women's reproduction is seen in American culture. Contrasting the views of medical science with those of ordinary women from diverse social and economic... (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 Making of Our Bodies, Ourselves: How Feminism Travels Across Borders (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)
The Making of Our Bodies, Ourselves: How Feminism Travels Across Borders (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)
by Kathy Davis
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The story of how the feminist classic Our Bodies, Ourselves has been adapted and reworked by women of different cultures around the world.... (read more)

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My Little Red Book
My Little Red Book
by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff
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"Western readers will find the global perspectives eye-opening... The authors' candor and accessibility and the extensive appended resource sections make this an obvious choice for teens... A rich, welcome collection for readers of various ages and... (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
About the Author
Naomi Wolf is the author of seven books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Beauty Myth, Promiscuities, Misconceptions, The End of America, and Give Me Liberty. She writes for the New Republic, Time, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times,... (read more)

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Airbrushed Nation: The Lure and Loathing of Women's Magazines
Airbrushed Nation: The Lure and Loathing of Women's Magazines
by Jennifer Nelson
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Glamour. Cosmo. SELF. Ladies Home Journal. Vogue. In an industry that has been in a downward spiral for years, these magazines—and other women—focused magazines like them—have not only retained their readership, theyve increased it. Every... (read more)

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Beauty Unlimited
Beauty Unlimited
by Peg Zeglin Brand
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Emphasizing the human body in all of its forms, Beauty Unlimited expands the boundaries of what is meant by beauty both geographically and aesthetically. Peg Zeglin Brand and an international group of contributors interrogate the body and the meaning of... (read more)

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Beauty Myth
Beauty Myth
by Naomi Wolf
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The controversial, critically-acclaimed, bestselling book that kickstarted the third wave of feminism is now available with a new introduction and a new look. In 1990, Naomi Wolf published The Beauty Myth - a book that catapulted Wolf into the... (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
About the Author
Susan Bordo is Professor of Philosophy and Singletary Chair of Humanities at the University of Kentucky. She is the author of The Flight to Objectivity: Essays on Cartesianism and Culture (1987) and co-editor of Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist... (read more)

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Body Outlaws Young Women Write About
Body Outlaws Young Women Write About
by Ophira Edut
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Pick up a magazine, turn on the TV, and you'll find few women who haven't been fried, dyed, plucked, or tucked. In short, you'll see no body outlaws. The writers in this groundbreaking anthology reveal a world where bodies come in all their many... (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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The Hungry Self: Women, Eating and Identity
The Hungry Self: Women, Eating and Identity
by Kim Chernin
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Women Afraid to Eat: Breaking Free in Today's Weight-Obsessed World
Women Afraid to Eat: Breaking Free in Today's Weight-Obsessed World
by Frances M Berg
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