This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Introduction Emphatic Femininity (Hetero)Sexuality and Race in Barbie's World Challenged Childhood and Youthful Consumption The Making of an Icon Plastic Bodies Plastic Selves. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: This book uses one of the most popular accessories of childhood, the Barbie doll, to explain key aspects of cultural meaning.
Some readings would see Barbie as reproducing ethnicity and gender in a particularly coarse and damaging way - a cultural icon of racism and sexism. Rogers develops a broader, more challenging picture. She shows how the cultural meaning of Barbie is more ambiguous than the narrow, appearance-dominated model that is attributed to the doll. For a start, Barbie's sexual identity is not clear-cut. Similarly her class situation is ambiguous. But all interpretations agree that, with her enormous range of lifestyle `accessories', Barbie exists to consume. Her body is the perfect metaphor of modern times: plastic, st
Über den Autor: Mary Rogers is Professor of Sociology at the University of West Florida
Buchbeschreibung SAGE Publications Ltd, 1998. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 1. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0761958878
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Barbie Culture (Cultural Icons series). Buchnummer des Verkäufers Grb0037875
Buchbeschreibung Sage Pubns, 2000. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Brand New. 1st edition. 171 pages. 7.75x5.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers zk0761958878
Buchbeschreibung Sage Publications. Buchzustand: New. pp. 192. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 8327907