Cosmetic Surgery / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Taylor & Francis
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Cressida J. Heyes is Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Gender and Sexuality and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alberta, Canada. Meredith Jones is a Lecturer at the Institute for Interactive Media at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
Table of Contents
Contents: Cosmetic surgery in the age of gender, Cressida J. Heyes and Meredith Jones; Part 1 Revisiting Feminist Critique: 20 years in the twilight zone, Susan Bardo; Revisiting feminist debates on cosmetic surgery: some reflections on suffering, agency, and embodied difference, Kathy Davis; Women and the knife: cosmetic surgery and the colonization of women's bodies, Kathryn Pauly Morgan; Scary women: cinema, surgery, and special effects, Vivian Sobchack. Part 2 Representing Cosmetic Surgery: Agency made over? Cosmetic surgery and femininity in women's magazines and makeover television, Suzanne Fraser; The 'natural look': extreme makeovers and the limits of self-fashioning, Dennis Weiss and Rebecca Kukla; Selling the 'perfect' vulva, Virginia Braun. Part 3 Boundaries and Networks: 'Engineering the erotic': aesthetic medicine and modernization in Brazil, Alexander Edmonds; Pygmalion's many faces, Meredith Jones; All cosmetic surgery is 'ethnic': Asian eyelids, feminist indignation, and the politics of whiteness, Cressida J. Heyes. Part 4 Ambivalent Voices: In your face, Cindy Patton and John Liesch; Crossing the cosmetic/reconstructive divide: the instructive situation of breast reduction surgery, Diane Naugler; Farewell my lovelies, Diana Sweeney; Index.