Breasts: The Women's Perspective on an American Obsession

Breasts: The Women's Perspective on an American Obsession

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by Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum
     
 

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Breasts: The Women's Perspective on an American Obsession describes and explores our national breast fetish, which is defined as a culturally constructed obsession that is deeply interwoven with beauty standards, breastfeeding practices, and sexuality. By tracing the complex history of this erotic fascination and discovering how it affects men's and women's sexuality… See more details below

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Breasts: The Women's Perspective on an American Obsession describes and explores our national breast fetish, which is defined as a culturally constructed obsession that is deeply interwoven with beauty standards, breastfeeding practices, and sexuality. By tracing the complex history of this erotic fascination and discovering how it affects men's and women's sexuality and their relationships, this book will help women accept their breasts as they are and provide male readers with insight on how women think and feel about their bodies. This will enable them to better understand and empathize with females and their experiences as objects of a cultural fetish.

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Describes the national breast fetish as a culturally constructed obsession that is interwoven with beauty standards, breastfeeding practices, and sexuality. The book is designed to help women accept their breasts as they are and to provide male readers with insight into how women think and feel about their bodies. The author traces the history of this erotic fascination and discusses how it affects men's and women's sexuality and their relationships. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781136799686
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
File size:
2 MB

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