Cosmetic surgery in the age of gender

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dc.contributor.author Jones Meredith en_US
dc.contributor.author Heyes Cressida en_US
dc.contributor.editor Cressida J. Heyes & Meredith Jones en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:41:53Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:41:53Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008003074 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Jones Meredith and Heyes Cressida 2009, 'Cosmetic surgery in the age of gender', in NA (ed.), Ashgate, England & USA, pp. 1-17. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-7546-7699-7 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8236
dc.description.abstract We're watching a clip from a TV docnmentary about cosmetic surgery on YouTube.' It introduces Toni Wildish, 28-year-old mother of four, part-time shop assistant, and aspiring glamour model. Toni went to Prague as a cosmetic surgery tourist after determining that she couldn't afford breast implants in the UK. The majority of the YonTube clip is a hand-held video diary made by Toni and her friend Claire, who accompanies her for moral support. They shriek and joke to camera, and Toni flashes her pre-op B-cup breasts; they seem to be having an exciting time, albeit that the shots of their cheap hotel room reveal it to be "very dark and dingy and a bit spooky." Visiting the Czech surgeon, it's immediately clear that he and Toni are not on the same page about the size and shape of her proposed implants. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Ashgate en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Cosmetic surgery in the age of gender en_US
dc.parent Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation England & USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 17 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCTLE.Institute for Interactive Media and Learning en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 220306 en_US
dc.personcode 0000049198;014099 en_US
dc.percentage 000100 en_US
dc.classification.name Feminist Theory en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid University of Alberta en_US


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