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Epilogue

Farah Karim-Cooper

in Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Most critics who have examined the theological and misogynistic opposition to cosmetics argue that the dramatic representation of cosmetics is grounded in a fundamental devaluation of beautification. ... More


The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This is an academic book on women and body hair, a subject which has, until now, been seen as too trivial, ridiculous or revolting to write about. Even feminist writers or researchers on the body ... More


Vancouver: (Re)presenting urban space

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter two provides a brief historical context for Gastown, explaining how the threat of demolition galvanised historic preservation society interests into initiating the Gastown heritage ... More


Seeing the Global Economy of Beauty Through Gender Lenses

Angela B. V. McCracken

in The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter outlines a framework for exploring the global political economy of beauty through gender lenses. Outlining four main analytical entry points—the quince años, or “sweet fifteen” ... More


Here Comes the Quinceañera: Isn’t She Beautiful?

Angela B. V. McCracken

in The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter elaborates on the details of the quince años and the beautification of the quinceañera. Commonly compared to a Western-style wedding without a groom, the quince años is a coming-of-age ... More


Princess Dresses, Sexy Dances, and Eye Shadow: The Construction of a Global Political Economy of Beauty Through a Makeover

Angela B. V. McCracken

in The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the production of feminine beauty is both shaping and being shaped by the global political economy of beauty. Through the lenses of the quinceañera ball gown, dance ... More


Bodies for Export!: The Pliable Economy of Beauty and Passion in Colombia

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter situates interviews with women who attended the Cali tour alongside media representations of beauty and desire in telenovelas, advertisements, beauty pageants, and films, as well as in ... More


Negotiating Modernity –Beautification and Contestation

Michael John Law

in The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the inter-war period in Greater London, the new arterial road system produced a contestation over appearance between the forces of beautification and vandalism. The Roads of Remembrance ... More


The Eugenesis of Beauty

Alvaro Jarrín

in Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293878
eISBN:
9780520967212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293878.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, which is based on archival research, demonstrates that beauty developed as a central concern for the Brazilian eugenics movement in the early twentieth century as it became associated ... More


Thinking of Beauty Transnationally

Alvaro Jarrín

in Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293878
eISBN:
9780520967212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293878.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter reflects on the transnational dimensions of beauty. Beautification can be thought of as a global industry that takes on very different registers depending on the specific ... More


Beauty

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Within ten square blocks in the heart of downtown Lima, there are about ten baroque churches and chapels. Some of them lost their stone-carved porticos long ago, to the earthquake of 1746 or to the ... More


Beautify

Amanda I. Seligman

in Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Block clubs were primarily focused on making local improvements. Many block club activities centered on beautification projects. Vacant lots were common sources of concern to block club members ... More


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