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Vanity: 21st Century Selves

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Claire Tanner, JaneMaree Maher, Suzanne Fraser
    Pages 1-20
  3. Claire Tanner, JaneMaree Maher, Suzanne Fraser
    Pages 21-59
  4. Claire Tanner, JaneMaree Maher, Suzanne Fraser
    Pages 60-87
  5. Claire Tanner, JaneMaree Maher, Suzanne Fraser
    Pages 88-115
  6. Claire Tanner, JaneMaree Maher, Suzanne Fraser
    Pages 116-149
  7. Claire Tanner, JaneMaree Maher, Suzanne Fraser
    Pages 150-177
  8. Claire Tanner, JaneMaree Maher, Suzanne Fraser
    Pages 178-185
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 186-210

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

feminism information technology media media studies technology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, School of Political and Social InquiryMonash UniversityAustralia

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.

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