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The Politics of Women's Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior

Rose Weitz, Arizona State University, Samantha Kwan, University of Houston
Format
Book
Published
New York , Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Edition
Fourth edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780199343799, 0199343799
Contents
  • A history of women's bodies / Rose Weitz
  • Believing is seeing: biology as ideology / Judith Lorber
  • Becoming a gendered body: practices of preschools / Karin A. Martin
  • Medicalization, natural childbirth, and birthing experiences / Sarah Jane Brubaker and Heather E. Dillaway
  • Foucault, Femininity, and the modernization of patriarchal power / Sandra Lee Bartky
  • Integrating disability, transforming feminist theory / Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
  • Breasted experience: the look and the feeling / Iris Marion Young
  • Daring to desire: culture and the bodies of adolescent girls / Deborah L. Tolman
  • A tale of two technologies: HPV vaccination, male circumcision, and sexual health / Laura M. Carpenter and Monica J. Casper
  • "Get your freak on": sex, babies, and images of black femininity / Patricial Hill Collins
  • Brain, brow, and booty: Latina iconicity in U.S. popular culture / Isabel Molina Guzman and Angharad N. Valdivia
  • "So full of myself as a chick": goth women, sexual independence, and gender egalitarianism / Amy C. Wilkins
  • Designing women: cultural hegemony and the exercise of power among women who have undergone elective mammoplasty / Patricia Gagne and Deanna McGaughey
  • Women and their hair: seeking power through resistance and accommodation / Rose Weitz
  • Navigating public spaces: gender, race, and body privilege in everyday life / Samantha Kwan
  • The moral underpinnings of beauty: a meaning-based explanation for light and dark complexions in advertising / Shyon Baumann
  • Reclaiming the female body: women body modifiers and feminist debates / Victoria Pitts
  • From the "muscle moll" to the "butch" ballplayer: mannishness, lesbianism, and homophobia in U.S. women's sport / Susan K. Cahn
  • Branded with infamy: inscriptions of poverty and class in the United States / Vivyan C. Adair
  • Backlash and continuity: the political trajectory of fetal rights / Rachel Roth
  • Hijab and American Muslim women: creating the space for autonomous selves / Rhys H. Williams and Gira Vashi
  • Compulsive heterosexuality: masculinity and dominance / C. J. Pascoe
  • Being undocumented and intimate partner violence (IPV): multiple vulnerabilities through the lens of feminist intersectionality / Margaret E. Adams and Jacquelyn Campbell.
Description
xiv, 380 pages ; 24 cm
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