The Resource Veils, nudity, and tattoos : the new feminine aesthetics, Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

Veils, nudity, and tattoos : the new feminine aesthetics, Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

Label
Veils, nudity, and tattoos : the new feminine aesthetics
Title
Veils, nudity, and tattoos
Title remainder
the new feminine aesthetics
Statement of responsibility
Thorsten Botz-Bornstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"At first sight, tattoos, nudity, and veils do not seem to have much in common except for the fact that all three have become more frequent, more visible, and more dominant in connection with aesthetic presentations of women over the past thirty years. No longer restricted to biker and sailor culture, tattoos have been sanctioned by the mainstream of liberal societies. Nudity has become more visible than ever on European beaches or on the internet. The increased use of the veil by women in Muslim and non-Muslim countries has developed in parallel with the aforementioned phenomena and is just as striking. Through the means of conceptual analysis, Veils, Nudity, and Tattoos: The New Feminine Aesthetics reveals that these three phenomena can be both private and public, humiliating and empowering, and backward and progressive. This unorthodox approach is traced by the three's similar social and psychological patterns, and by doing so, Veils, Nudity, and Tattoos hopes to sketch the image of a woman who is not only sexually emancipated and confident, but also more and more aware of her cultural heritage."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Botz-Bornstein, Thorsten
Dewey number
391.6/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN419.15
LC item number
.B68 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Body marking
  • Tattooing
  • Veils
  • Body image
  • Human body
Label
Veils, nudity, and tattoos : the new feminine aesthetics, Thorsten Botz-Bornstein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Veils and sunglasses -- Veiling and third wave feminism : playing with fire -- Can the veil be cool? -- Respect and shame : Sarah Kofman on veiling -- Cool space : segregation and veiling -- Tattoos, nudity, veils -- From the stigmatized tattoo to the graffitied body : femininity in the tattoo renaissance -- Nudity and tattoos from naturism to suicide girls -- Veils and viagra : a double victory?
Control code
ocn908375704
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 189 pages
Isbn
9781498500463
Lccn
2015021048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)908375704
Label
Veils, nudity, and tattoos : the new feminine aesthetics, Thorsten Botz-Bornstein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Veils and sunglasses -- Veiling and third wave feminism : playing with fire -- Can the veil be cool? -- Respect and shame : Sarah Kofman on veiling -- Cool space : segregation and veiling -- Tattoos, nudity, veils -- From the stigmatized tattoo to the graffitied body : femininity in the tattoo renaissance -- Nudity and tattoos from naturism to suicide girls -- Veils and viagra : a double victory?
Control code
ocn908375704
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 189 pages
Isbn
9781498500463
Lccn
2015021048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)908375704

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