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Cleavage

Technology, Controversy, and the Ironies of the Man-Made Breast

Cleavage( )
Author: Jacobson, Nora
ISBN:978-0-8135-2715-4
Publication Date:Dec 1999
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

Women's breasts have been idealized as symbols of femininity and motherhood. They have held great social and psychological significance as objects drawing intrusive gazes, and as images of self worth to be measured against an idealized form. It is no wonder, then, that a technology emerged to alter and "enhance" their appearance. Nora Jacobson traces the hundred-year history of one such technology: breast implants. Organized both chronologically and thematically, this...
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Book Details
Pages:318
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Surgery / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.77 Inches
Book Weight:0.94 Pounds



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