g) Gender, fashion and beauty (including cosmetic surgery)

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Braun, V. (2009). “The women are doing it for themselves”: The rhetoric of choice and agency around female genital ‘cosmetic surgery’. Australian Feminist Studies, 24 (60), 233-249.

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Davis, Kathy. (2002). ‘A dubious equality’: Men, women and cosmetic surgery. Body & Society, 8(1), pp. 49-65.

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Feminist Theory, August 2006, Volume 7, No. 2;
Claire Colebrook / Introduction.
Janet Wolff / Groundless beauty: feminism and the aesthetics of uncertainty.
Maxine Leeds Craig / Race, beauty, and the tangled knot of a guilty pleasure.
Ruth Holliday and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor / Aesthetic surgery as false beauty.
Liz Conor / ‘This striking ornament of nature’: The ‘native belle’ in the Australian colonial scene.
Llewellyn Negrin / Ornament and the feminine.
Maggie Humm / Beauty and Woolf.
Sarah Banet-Weiser and Laura Portwood-Stacer / ‘I just want to be me again!’: Beauty pageants, reality television and post-feminism.
Rita Felski / ‘Because it is beautiful’: new feminist perspectives on beauty.

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Fraser, Suzanne. (2003). Cosmetic Surgery, Gender, and Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

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Heyes, C., and M. Jones. (eds.) (2009). Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing.
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.

Heyes, Cressida J. (2007) Cosmetic Surgery and The Televisual Makeover. Feminist Media Studies, 7:1, 17-32.

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Jeffreys, S. (2005). Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful cultural practices in the West. London: Routledge.
1. The “grip of culture on the body”: Beauty practices as women’s agency or women’s subordination.
2. Harmful cultural practices and western culture.
3. Transfemininity: “Dressed” men reveal the naked reality of male power.
4. Pornochic: Prostitution constructs beauty.
5. Fashion and misogyny.
6. Making up is hard to do.
7. Men’s foot and shoe fetishism and the disabling of women.
8. Cutting up women: Beauty practices as self-mutilation by proxy.
Conclusion: A culture of resistance.

Jones, M. (2008). Makeover Culture’s Dark Side: Breasts, Death and Lolo Ferrari. Body & Society, 14(1): 89-104.

Jones, Meredith (2006) Makeover Culture: Landscapes of Cosmetic Surgery, Doctoral Dissertation, Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney.

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Mcwhorter, Ladelle (1999) Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Medical Journal of Australia. (2002), Vol. 176, 17 June. Includes;
Cosmetic surgery history and health service use in midlife: Women’s Health Australia / Hussain, Rufat et al.
Using “anti-ageing” to market cosmetic surgery: Just good business, or another wrinkle on the face of medical practice? / Anne L. Ring.
Does cosmetic surgery improve psychosocial wellbeing? / David J. Castle et al.

Merskin, Debra. (2004). Reviving Lolita? A Media Literacy Examination of Sexual Portrayals of Girls in Fashion Advertising. American Behavioral Scientist, September; 48: 119-129.

Mills, J. S. and S. R. D’Alfonso (2007). Competition and male body image: increased drive for muscularity following failure to a female. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26(4).

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