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The beauty trade : youth, gender, and fashion globlization

Author: Angela B McCracken
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Series: Oxford studies in gender and international relations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Beauty Trade is an analysis of the globalization of beauty products, practices, and ideas, as seen through the lives of youth in Mexico. Far from frivolous, the beauty economy is key to youth's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela B McCracken
ISBN: 9780199908066 0199908060
OCLC Number: 876123105
Description: 210 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Tables ; List of Figures ; Abstract ; Introduction: Beauty as a Trade: Toward a Feminist Global Political Economy of Beauty ; Chapter 1: Seeing the Global Political Economy of Beauty through Gender Lenses ; Chapter 2: Here Comes the Quinceanera: Isn't She Beautiful ; Chapter 3: Princess Dresses, Sexy Dances, and Eyeshadow: The Construction of a Global Political Economy of Beauty through a Makeover ; Chapter 4: Reproducing Beauty, Reproducing Gender in the Quince Anos ; Chapter 5: Beauty Has a Price: The Global Productive Economy of Beauty ; Chapter 6: Being Different: Contesting Gendered Norms Through the Global Virtual Economy ; Conclusion ; Bibliography ; Appendices ; Appendix A Methods ; Appendix B Youth Interview Questions ; Appendix B Adult Interview Questions
Series Title: Oxford studies in gender and international relations.
Responsibility: by Angela B.V. McCracken.

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Beauty matters - to our self-identifications, social relations and life prospects; and beauty industries feature extensively in today's global economy. Yet in spite of its cultural and economic Read more...

 
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