Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pagents Natl Ident
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BeschreibungThis is an intriguing and original examination of how issues of sex, race and nationalism get played out in US beauty pageants, and how pageants have tried to respond to large social and political change. She takes issue with those in Naomi Wolff's camp, as well as with conservatives.
PortraitSarah Banet-Weiser is Assistant Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California.
Pressestimmen"A book that illuminates the beauty pageant as one of the best places to view the tensions surrounding the construction of gender. . . . A thoughful and readable book. Scholars interested in the dynamics of gender and race in popular culture will find the book especially useful."--"American Journal of Sociology
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1999
Seitenanzahl: 290 Seiten