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China’s Beauty Economy and Beauty Ideology

Wen Hua

in Buying Beauty: Cosmetic Surgery in China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139811
eISBN:
9789888180691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139811.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Beauty is about economy; nevertheless, it is also about ideology. This chapter discusses the political implications of China’s booming beauty economy. A main driving force of cosmetic surgery in ... More


The Movement Goes Nationwide 1968–1970

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter outlines the growth of the Women's Liberation Movement from being confined to one small room to nationwide and then international coverage. The lawmakers rushed to catch up with the ... More


Mad about Boobs: Sin tetas no hay paraíso

Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky

in Pablo Escobar and Colombian Narcoculture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401513
eISBN:
9781683402183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401513.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter delves into Colombia’s so-called trash literature, particularly Gustavo Bolívar’s widely criticized bestseller novel Sin tetas no hay paraíso (2005), in order to explore the encounter ... More


Miss Nigeria, and emergent forms of life

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is everyday life like for the second-generation African-Irish youth? This chapter begins with an ethnographic account of an African beauty pageant in Ireland and shows the complex interactions ... More


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