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Vulva Empowerment: Vulvas in History, Art, Mythology and Society
     

Vulva Empowerment: Vulvas in History, Art, Mythology and Society

by Kirsten Anderberg
 
This book examines the relationship between vulvas (women's genitals) and society, history, health, art, religion, politics and more. Vulvic imagery of goddesses Sheela-na-gig and Baubo, in addition to alternative vulvic products such as necklaces, purses and pillows shaped like vulvas, are pictured and discussed in relation to women's self esteem. Women's

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This book examines the relationship between vulvas (women's genitals) and society, history, health, art, religion, politics and more. Vulvic imagery of goddesses Sheela-na-gig and Baubo, in addition to alternative vulvic products such as necklaces, purses and pillows shaped like vulvas, are pictured and discussed in relation to women's self esteem. Women's spirituality, religion and gender, herbal remedies for vulvas, midwifery, the "sanitary protection" industry, the psychology of gender, women's mental health and esteem as related to vulvas are all discussed. Especially healing for women with body esteem and genital shame issues. 51 graphic images included. Author Kirsten Anderberg received her B.A. Degree in Women's Studies and Political Science from the University of WA and her M.A. Degree in History from CA State University. She has written articles and taught workshops on women's body esteem and sexuality at various universities and resorts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781468130096
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/24/2011
Pages:
86
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.21(d)

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