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Author Gimlin, Debra L., 1967-

Title Cosmetic surgery narratives : a cross-cultural analysis of women's accounts / Debra Gimlin.

Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  306.4613 GIML    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 197 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1.Introduction -- 2.Cosmetic Surgery in Two Healthcare Contexts -- 3.Accounts of Embodiment and Their Cultural Repertoires -- 4.Evaluating Cosmetic Surgery in Britain and the US -- 5.The Symbolic Boundaries of Surgical ̀€Otherness' -- 6.US Repertoires in a Changing Surgical Landscape -- 7.Conclusions.
Subject Beauty culture -- Great Britain.
Beauty culture -- United States.
Surgery, Plastic -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Surgery, Plastic -- Social aspects -- United States.
Women -- Great Britain -- Interviews.
Women -- United States -- Interviews.
Beauty culture.
ISBN 9780230579385 (hbk.)
0230579388 (hbk.)