This quantity ways questions approximately gender and the politics of visual appeal from a brand new point of view by means of constructing the concept of aesthetic labour. Bringing jointly feminist writing concerning the ‘beauty fantasy’ with contemporary scholarship approximately new varieties of paintings, the e-book means that during this second of ubiquitous images, social media, and 360 measure surveillance, women are more and more required to be 'aesthetic entrepreneurs’, conserving a relentless kingdom of vigilance approximately their visual appeal. the gathering exhibits that this paintings is not only at the floor of our bodies, yet calls for a metamorphosis of subjectivity itself, characterized by means of notions of private selection, risk-taking, self-management, and person accountability. The publication contains analyses of on-line media, attractiveness carrier paintings, woman genital plastic surgery, educational model, self-help literature and the seduction group, from various international locations.
Discussing good looks politics, postfeminism, neoliberalism, labour and subjectivity, the ebook could be of curiosity to students and scholars with an curiosity in Gender, Media experiences, Cultural reviews, Sociology, Social Psychology and administration Studies.
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