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Conceptualizing Gender (3)

May 9, 2012


Body Practice and Gender Performance by Azadeh Azad09-May-2012 Part III Key words: Body practices, Gender performance and performativity, Hegemonic models of identity Bryan Turner’s Body Practice Bryan Turner, who has developed the sociology of the body (1), examines bodies as “objects over which we labour: eating, sleeping, cleaning, dieting, exercising” (2). He puts forward the […]

Cosmetic surgery advertising ban urged by leading surgeons

January 23, 2012


Group calls for tighter regulation of industry and says adverts for operations such as breast enlargement should be outlawed Sarah Boseley, health editor, Sunday 22 January 2012 The British Association of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons has proposed a ban on advertising for cosmetic surgery as part part of a six-point plan for tighter regulations […]