Reducing bodies : mass culture and the female figure in postwar AmericaPublisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (ix, 175 pages)ISBN:
- HQ1220.U5 M37 2017
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Creating a cultural ideal : the fashion industry and Hollywood -- 2. "We must, we must, we must increase our bust" : uplifting the feminine breast -- 3. "The longer the belt line, the shorter the life line" : insurance companies and the medical community weigh in -- 4. Re-shaping America : the reducing neurosis -- 5. What men want : men's magazines and the girl-next-door -- 6. (Big and) Black is beautiful : body image and expanded beauty ideals -- 7. Not over 'til the fat lady sings : fighting fat stigma -- 8. Barbie gets a new body.
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 02, 2017).