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Bodymakers : a cultural anatomy of women's body building

Author: Leslie Heywood
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the sport and image of female body building as a metaphor for how women fare in the current political and cultural climate, this text draws on contemporary feminist and cultural theory. It  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Heywood
ISBN: 0813524792 9780813524795 0813524806 9780813524801
OCLC Number: 37226907
Description: viii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: monsters, feminists, babes --
Building backlash: doing bodybuilding and feminism in the time of the New Right --
Zero: raced bodies, masculine voids --
Hard times: the pornograhic and the pathetic in women's bodybuilding photography --
Loving Mr. Hyde: rethinking monstrosity --
American girls, raised on promises: why women build; or why I prefer Henry Rollins to Beck.
Responsibility: Leslie Heywood.

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