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Becoming women : the embodied self in image culture

Author: Carla Rice
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Becoming Women offers a thoughtful examination of the search for identity in an image-oriented world. That search is told through the experiences of a group of women who came of age in the wake of second and third wave feminism, featuring voices from marginalized and misrepresented groups. Carla Rice pairs popular imagery with personal narratives to expose the "culture of contradiction" where increases in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Rice
ISBN: 9781442640436 144264043X 9781442610057 1442610050
OCLC Number: 862544849
Description: x, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: In the shadow of difference --
In a girl's body --
Invisible in full view --
The student body --
Puberty as sexual spectacle --
A body that looks, and feels, like a woman --
In the mirror of beauty culture.
Responsibility: Carla Rice.

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