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The Resource Alternative femininities : body, age and identity, Samantha Holland

Alternative femininities : body, age and identity, Samantha Holland

Label
Alternative femininities : body, age and identity
Title
Alternative femininities
Title remainder
body, age and identity
Statement of responsibility
Samantha Holland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.42
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1180
LC item number
.H65 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Dress, body, culture
Label
Alternative femininities : body, age and identity, Samantha Holland
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0416/2004006544.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-178) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Growing up but staying 'freaky' : an introduction. Methodological framework. Theoretical position. A brief overview of the empirical chapters -- Background reading. Femininity. Fashion theory. Subcultural theory. Identity and 'self.' The body -- Negotiating fluffy femininities. What is femininity?. 'I am not a bit fluffy.' Describing traditional femininity. The 'tools' and how to use them -- How to be a fairy princess. Fairies at play. 'My hair is everything.' Commitment : time and money -- Categories of unconventional. Bohemian dress. Black clothing. Anti-fashion and feminism. Defining 'alternatives.' To compromise or not to compromise -- 'More like torture than love'? Bodies/image. 'This is me!' -- Defying the crone? Age catches up with you. Policing yourself ... and others. 'Toning down' your appearance. You're as young as you feel. Marking the occasion -- Reflections and conclusions. Tensions and paradoxes. Strategies. How to do 'girly.' -- Resisting 'girly.' Women getting older. Shifts and changes
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 216 p.
Isbn
9781859738030
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2004006544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368252810
Label
Alternative femininities : body, age and identity, Samantha Holland
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0416/2004006544.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-178) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Growing up but staying 'freaky' : an introduction. Methodological framework. Theoretical position. A brief overview of the empirical chapters -- Background reading. Femininity. Fashion theory. Subcultural theory. Identity and 'self.' The body -- Negotiating fluffy femininities. What is femininity?. 'I am not a bit fluffy.' Describing traditional femininity. The 'tools' and how to use them -- How to be a fairy princess. Fairies at play. 'My hair is everything.' Commitment : time and money -- Categories of unconventional. Bohemian dress. Black clothing. Anti-fashion and feminism. Defining 'alternatives.' To compromise or not to compromise -- 'More like torture than love'? Bodies/image. 'This is me!' -- Defying the crone? Age catches up with you. Policing yourself ... and others. 'Toning down' your appearance. You're as young as you feel. Marking the occasion -- Reflections and conclusions. Tensions and paradoxes. Strategies. How to do 'girly.' -- Resisting 'girly.' Women getting older. Shifts and changes
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 216 p.
Isbn
9781859738030
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2004006544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368252810

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