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Vanity: 21st Century Selves

Authors: Tanner, C., Maher, J., Fraser, S.

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What role does 'vanity' play in the lives of 21st century subjects? Exploring a range of fields including public health, information technology, media studies and feminist approaches to the body and beauty, this book offers a broad analysis of how 'vanity' shapes contemporary Western societies and its understandings of selfhood.

About the authors

CLAIRE TANNER is Research Fellow at Monash University, Australia.
JANEMAREE MAHER is Associate Professor at Monash University, Australia.
SUZANNE FRASER is Associate Professor at Monash University, Australia.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction: Vanity; Language, Bodies and Material Conditions

    Pages 1-20

    Tanner, Claire (et al.)

  • Modern Vanity: Consumption, the Body Beautiful and the New Political Subject

    Pages 21-59

    Tanner, Claire (et al.)

  • Fitness, ‘Wellbeing’ and the Beauty-Health Nexus

    Pages 60-87

    Tanner, Claire (et al.)

  • Anti-Ageing Medicine and the Consumption of Youth

    Pages 88-115

    Tanner, Claire (et al.)

  • Enacting ‘Reality’: Fat Shame, Admiration and Reflexivity

    Pages 116-149

    Tanner, Claire (et al.)

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eBook 29,74 €
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Hardcover 93,59 €
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Softcover 36,39 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Vanity: 21st Century Selves
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30850-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137308504
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27218-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32305-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 210
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