Cosmetic surgery in the age of gender

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dc.contributor.author Jones, MR
dc.contributor.author Heyes, CJ
dc.contributor.editor Heyes, CJ
dc.contributor.editor Jones, M
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:41:53Z
dc.date.issued 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer, 2009, 1, pp. 1 - 17
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-7546-7699-7
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.
dc.publisher Ashgate
dc.title Cosmetic surgery in the age of gender
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer
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 2002 Cultural Studies
dc.personcode 014099
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
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - TransForming Cultures
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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