Unshaved : resistance and revolution in women's body hair politics /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fahs, Breanne (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2022]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: revolting bodies or bodies in revolt?
  • Part one. Revolting bodies
  • Hairy subjects: imagining versus experiencing body hair rebellion
  • Body hair battlegrounds: the consequences, reverberations, and promises of women growing their leg, pubic, and underarm hair
  • Part two. Art and activism
  • Hairy, not so scary: situating body hair zines and drawings as activism
  • Expanding the body hair imaginary: photography as social intervention
  • China's armpit hair contest: body hair resistance as global contagion
  • Part three. Body hair rebels
  • Growing a thicker skin: emotional qualities of body hair with women who openly defy body hair norms
  • "The only opinion that matters is my own": the social regulation of women's body hair
  • "In the revolution, we will all be hairy": smashing norms, reclaiming feminism, and redrawing the politics of body hair
  • Epilogue: they are going to be mad at us.